#a3c5bd Color Information

#a3c5bd Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #a3c5bd. In RGB, it consists of 63.9% Red, 77.3% Green, and 74.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 17.3% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 22.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 165.9°, with saturation of 22.7% and lightness of 70.6%. The decimal value for #a3c5bd is 10732989, and its nearest "web safe" color is #99cccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a3c5bd is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#a3c5bd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color163, 197, 189 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color63.9%, 77.3%, 74.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.361, 0.227, 0.259 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.173, 0, 0.041, 0.227 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color165.9°, 22.7%, 70.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color165.9°, 17.3%, 77.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color44.256, 51.393, 55.731 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color163, 182, 197 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10732989 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color76.917, -12.965, 0.217 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)76.917, 12.967, 179.042 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color76.917, -17.634, 2.514 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color71.689, -15.262, 4.090 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.292, 0.339, 51.393 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288923069 / 0xffa3c5bd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#99cccc Copy
Last Updated: February 5, 2023

Shades of #a3c5bd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a3c5bd, its pure hue is 165.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 22.7%, and its lightness is 70.6%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #a3c5bd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a0c0b to #99b9b2.

Tints of #a3c5bd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a3c5bd, its pure hue is 165.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 22.7%, and its lightness is 70.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #a3c5bd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #a8c8c1 to #fafcfb.

Tones of #a3c5bd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a3c5bd, its pure hue is 165.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 22.7%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #a3c5bd, which range from #b4b4b4 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #69ffdc (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a3c5bd

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a3c5bd! For #a3c5bd, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #a3c5bd. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a3c5bd

This color, #a3c5bd, consists of 63.9% Red, 77.3% Green, and 74.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 163, Green = 197, Blue = 189. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a3c5bd is 17.3% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 22.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R63.9%
C17.3%
G77.3%
M0.0%
B74.1%
Y4.1%
K22.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 163 197 189
Octal 243 305 275
Hexa #a3 #c5 #bd
Binary 10100011 11000101 10111101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 17 0 4 22
Octal 21 0 4 26
Hexa #11 #00 #04 #16
Binary 00010001 00000000 00000100 00010110

Analogous Colors of #a3c5bd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a3c5bd — which has hue 165.9° — its analogous colors are located at 135.9° and 195.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a3c5bd.

Triadic Colors of #a3c5bd

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #a3c5bd — which has hue 165.9° — its triadic colors are located at 45.9° and 285.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a3c5bd.

Complementary Color of #a3c5bd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a3c5bd — which has hue 165.9° — its complementary color is located at 345.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a3c5bd.

Split Complementary Colors of #a3c5bd

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #a3c5bd — which has hue 165.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 15.9° and 315.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a3c5bd.

Tetradic Colors of #a3c5bd

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #a3c5bd — which has hue 165.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 75.9°, 165.9°, 255.9°, and 345.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a3c5bd.

Monochromatic Colors of #a3c5bd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a3c5bd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #829b95 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #cde6e0 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a3c5bd

We want to make getting started with #a3c5bd on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a3c5bd into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a3c5bd can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #a3c5bd with other HTML elements.

#a3c5bd Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a3c5bd.
<span style="color: #a3c5bd;">The color of this text is #a3c5bd.</span>

#a3c5bd Background Color

The background color for this text is #a3c5bd.
<div style="background-color: #a3c5bd; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a3c5bd.</div>

#a3c5bd Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a3c5bd.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a3c5bd;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a3c5bd.</span>

#a3c5bd Border Color

This is a div with border color #a3c5bd.
<div style="border: #a3c5bd 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a3c5bd.</div>

#a3c5bd Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a3c5bd on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a3c5bd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a3c5bd on a white background.</div></div>

#a3c5bd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a3c5bd on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a3c5bd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a3c5bd on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a3c5bd to White

This is a gradient from #a3c5bd to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a3c5bd,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a3c5bd to white.</div>

Gradient from #a3c5bd to Black

This is a gradient from #a3c5bd to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a3c5bd,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a3c5bd,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a3c5bd to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a3c5bd

In addition to using #a3c5bd on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #a3c5bd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a3c5bd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 163, Green = 197, Blue = 189). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a3c5bd in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #a3c5bd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(163, 197, 189)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a3c5bd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a3c5bd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a3c5bd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(163, 197, 189);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a3c5bd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:163, green:197, blue:189, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:197 blue:189 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(163f, 197f, 189f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(163, 197, 189);
 

#a3c5bd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a3c5bd the same way. For those with color blindness, #a3c5bd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a3c5bd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a3c5bd is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #a3c5bd looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #a3c5bd will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #a3c5bd is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 1.9:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text