#a9a26a Color Information

#a9a26a 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 #a9a26a. In RGB, it consists of 66.3% Red, 63.5% Green, and 41.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 4.1% Magenta, 37.3% Yellow, and 33.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 53.3°, with saturation of 26.8% and lightness of 53.9%. The decimal value for #a9a26a is 11117162, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999966. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a9a26a is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#a9a26a Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color169, 162, 106 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color66.3%, 63.5%, 41.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.337, 0.365, 0.584 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.041, 0.373, 0.337 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color53.3°, 26.8%, 53.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color53.3°, 37.3%, 66.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color31.884, 35.316, 18.772 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color114, 169, 106 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11117162 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color65.994, -6.009, 30.056 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)65.994, 30.651, 101.305 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color65.994, 7.333, 39.486 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color59.428, -8.229, 22.871 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.371, 0.411, 35.316 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289307242 / 0xffa9a26a Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999966 Copy

Shades of #a9a26a

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a9a26a, its pure hue is 53.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, and its lightness is 53.9%. 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 #a9a26a, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a0a06 to #9f9864.

Tints of #a9a26a

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a9a26a, its pure hue is 53.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, and its lightness is 53.9%. 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 #a9a26a, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #aea773 to #fafaf6.

Tones of #a9a26a

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a9a26a, its pure hue is 53.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, 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 #a9a26a, which range from #8a8a8a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffe514 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a9a26a

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a9a26a! For #a9a26a, 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, #a9a26a. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a9a26a

This color, #a9a26a, consists of 66.3% Red, 63.5% Green, and 41.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 169, Green = 162, Blue = 106. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a9a26a is 0% Cyan, 4.1% Magenta, 37.3% Yellow, and 33.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R66.3%
C0.0%
G63.5%
M4.1%
B41.6%
Y37.3%
K33.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 169 162 106
Octal 251 242 152
Hexa #a9 #a2 #6a
Binary 10101001 10100010 01101010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 4 37 33
Octal 0 4 45 41
Hexa #00 #04 #25 #21
Binary 00000000 00000100 00100101 00100001

Analogous Colors of #a9a26a

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a9a26a — which has hue 53.3° — its analogous colors are located at 23.3° and 83.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9a26a.

Triadic Colors of #a9a26a

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 #a9a26a — which has hue 53.3° — its triadic colors are located at 53.3° and 293.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9a26a.

Complementary Color of #a9a26a

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a9a26a — which has hue 53.3° — its complementary color is located at 233.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9a26a.

Split Complementary Colors of #a9a26a

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 #a9a26a — which has hue 53.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 53.3° and 263.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9a26a.

Tetradic Colors of #a9a26a

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 #a9a26a — which has hue 53.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 323.3°, 53.3°, 143.3°, and 233.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9a26a.

Monochromatic Colors of #a9a26a

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a9a26a, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #595744 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dcd7ad (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a9a26a

We want to make getting started with #a9a26a on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a9a26a into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a9a26a 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 #a9a26a with other HTML elements.

#a9a26a Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a9a26a.
<span style="color: #a9a26a;">The color of this text is #a9a26a.</span>

#a9a26a Background Color

The background color for this text is #a9a26a.
<div style="background-color: #a9a26a; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a9a26a.</div>

#a9a26a Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a9a26a.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a9a26a;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a9a26a.</span>

#a9a26a Border Color

This is a div with border color #a9a26a.
<div style="border: #a9a26a 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a9a26a.</div>

#a9a26a Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a9a26a on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a9a26a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a9a26a on a white background.</div></div>

#a9a26a Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a9a26a on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a9a26a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a9a26a on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a9a26a to White

This is a gradient from #a9a26a to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a9a26a,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a9a26a to white.</div>

Gradient from #a9a26a to Black

This is a gradient from #a9a26a to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a9a26a,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a9a26a,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a9a26a to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a9a26a

In addition to using #a9a26a 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 #a9a26a in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a9a26a, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 169, Green = 162, Blue = 106). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a9a26a 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 #a9a26a
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(169, 162, 106)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a9a26a; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a9a26a; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a9a26a; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(169, 162, 106);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a9a26a")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:169, green:162, blue:106, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:169 green:162 blue:106 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(169f, 162f, 106f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(169, 162, 106);
 

#a9a26a Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a9a26a the same way. For those with color blindness, #a9a26a might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a9a26a looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a9a26a 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 #a9a26a 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 #a9a26a 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #a9a26a 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 2.6:1 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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