#a7a8a7 Color Information

#a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7. In RGB, it consists of 65.5% Red, 65.9% Green, and 65.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 34.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 120.0°, with saturation of 0.6% and lightness of 65.7%. The decimal value for #a7a8a7 is 10987687, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a7a8a7 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#a7a8a7 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color167, 168, 167 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color65.5%, 65.9%, 65.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.345, 0.341, 0.345 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.006, 0, 0.006, 0.341 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color120.0°, 0.6%, 65.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color120.0°, 0.6%, 65.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color36.914, 39.011, 42.144 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color167, 168, 168 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10987687 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color68.759, -0.541, 0.382 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)68.759, 0.663, 144.761 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color68.759, -0.512, 0.650 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color62.459, -3.806, 3.716 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.313, 0.330, 39.011 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289177767 / 0xffa7a8a7 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Shades of #a7a8a7

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a7a8a7, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, and its lightness is 65.7%. 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 9 different shades of #a7a8a7, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #151515 to #929392.

Tints of #a7a8a7

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a7a8a7, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, and its lightness is 65.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #a7a8a7, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b2b3b2 to #f4f4f4.

Tones of #a7a8a7

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a7a8a7, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #a7a8a7, which range from #a8a8a8 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #50ff50 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a7a8a7

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a7a8a7! For #a7a8a7, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #a7a8a7. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a7a8a7

This color, #a7a8a7, consists of 65.5% Red, 65.9% Green, and 65.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 167, Green = 168, Blue = 167. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a7a8a7 is 0.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 34.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R65.5%
C0.6%
G65.9%
M0.0%
B65.5%
Y0.6%
K34.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 167 168 167
Octal 247 250 247
Hexa #a7 #a8 #a7
Binary 10100111 10101000 10100111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 0 34
Octal 0 0 0 42
Hexa #00 #00 #00 #22
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000000 00100010

Analogous Colors of #a7a8a7

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a7a8a7 — which has hue 120.0° — its analogous colors are located at 90.0° and 150.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a7a8a7.

Triadic Colors of #a7a8a7

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 #a7a8a7 — which has hue 120.0° — its triadic colors are located at 0.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a7a8a7.

Complementary Color of #a7a8a7

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a7a8a7 — which has hue 120.0° — its complementary color is located at 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a7a8a7.

Split Complementary Colors of #a7a8a7

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 #a7a8a7 — which has hue 120.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 120.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a7a8a7.

Tetradic Colors of #a7a8a7

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 #a7a8a7 — which has hue 120.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 30.0°, 120.0°, 210.0°, and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a7a8a7.

Monochromatic Colors of #a7a8a7

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a7a8a7, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #7b7c7b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d3d4d3 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a7a8a7

We want to make getting started with #a7a8a7 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a7a8a7 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7 with other HTML elements.

#a7a8a7 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a7a8a7.
<span style="color: #a7a8a7;">The color of this text is #a7a8a7.</span>

#a7a8a7 Background Color

The background color for this text is #a7a8a7.
<div style="background-color: #a7a8a7; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a7a8a7.</div>

#a7a8a7 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a7a8a7.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a7a8a7;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a7a8a7.</span>

#a7a8a7 Border Color

This is a div with border color #a7a8a7.
<div style="border: #a7a8a7 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a7a8a7.</div>

#a7a8a7 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a7a8a7 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a7a8a7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a7a8a7 on a white background.</div></div>

#a7a8a7 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a7a8a7 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a7a8a7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a7a8a7 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a7a8a7 to White

This is a gradient from #a7a8a7 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a7a8a7,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a7a8a7 to white.</div>

Gradient from #a7a8a7 to Black

This is a gradient from #a7a8a7 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a7a8a7,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a7a8a7,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a7a8a7 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a7a8a7

In addition to using #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a7a8a7, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 167, Green = 168, Blue = 167). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(167, 168, 167)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a7a8a7; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a7a8a7; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a7a8a7; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(167, 168, 167);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a7a8a7")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:167, green:168, blue:167, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:167 green:168 blue:167 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(167f, 168f, 167f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(167, 168, 167);
 

#a7a8a7 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a7a8a7 the same way. For those with color blindness, #a7a8a7 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a7a8a7 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7 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 #a7a8a7 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 2.4:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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