#a9b49e Color Information

#a9b49e 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 #a9b49e. In RGB, it consists of 66.3% Red, 70.6% Green, and 62.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 6.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 12.2% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 90.0°, with saturation of 12.8% and lightness of 66.3%. The decimal value for #a9b49e is 11121822, and its nearest "web safe" color is #99cc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a9b49e 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#a9b49e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color169, 180, 158 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color66.3%, 70.6%, 62.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.337, 0.294, 0.380 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.061, 0, 0.122, 0.294 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color90.0°, 12.8%, 66.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color90.0°, 12.2%, 70.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.855, 43.546, 38.705 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color158, 180, 169 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11121822 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.924, -7.899, 9.916 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.924, 12.678, 128.539 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.924, -5.168, 15.531 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color65.990, -10.380, 11.417 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.321, 0.360, 43.546 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289311902 / 0xffa9b49e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#99cc99 Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #a9b49e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a9b49e, its pure hue is 90.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, and its lightness is 66.3%. 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 #a9b49e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #151714 to #949e8a.

Tints of #a9b49e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a9b49e, its pure hue is 90.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, and its lightness is 66.3%. 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 #a9b49e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b4bdaa to #f4f6f3.

Tones of #a9b49e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a9b49e, its pure hue is 90.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.8%, 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 #a9b49e, which range from #a9a9a9 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #a9ff53 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a9b49e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a9b49e! For #a9b49e, 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, #a9b49e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a9b49e

This color, #a9b49e, consists of 66.3% Red, 70.6% Green, and 62.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 169, Green = 180, Blue = 158. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a9b49e is 6.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 12.2% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R66.3%
C6.1%
G70.6%
M0.0%
B62.0%
Y12.2%
K29.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 169 180 158
Octal 251 264 236
Hexa #a9 #b4 #9e
Binary 10101001 10110100 10011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 6 0 12 29
Octal 6 0 14 35
Hexa #06 #00 #0c #1d
Binary 00000110 00000000 00001100 00011101

Analogous Colors of #a9b49e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a9b49e — which has hue 90.0° — its analogous colors are located at 60.0° and 120.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9b49e.

Triadic Colors of #a9b49e

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 #a9b49e — which has hue 90.0° — its triadic colors are located at 90.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9b49e.

Complementary Color of #a9b49e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a9b49e — which has hue 90.0° — its complementary color is located at 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9b49e.

Split Complementary Colors of #a9b49e

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 #a9b49e — which has hue 90.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 90.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9b49e.

Tetradic Colors of #a9b49e

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 #a9b49e — which has hue 90.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 0.0°, 90.0°, 180.0°, and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a9b49e.

Monochromatic Colors of #a9b49e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a9b49e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #7e8676 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d4dccc (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a9b49e

We want to make getting started with #a9b49e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a9b49e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e with other HTML elements.

#a9b49e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a9b49e.
<span style="color: #a9b49e;">The color of this text is #a9b49e.</span>

#a9b49e Background Color

The background color for this text is #a9b49e.
<div style="background-color: #a9b49e; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a9b49e.</div>

#a9b49e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a9b49e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a9b49e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a9b49e.</span>

#a9b49e Border Color

This is a div with border color #a9b49e.
<div style="border: #a9b49e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a9b49e.</div>

#a9b49e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a9b49e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a9b49e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a9b49e on a white background.</div></div>

#a9b49e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a9b49e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a9b49e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a9b49e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a9b49e to White

This is a gradient from #a9b49e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a9b49e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a9b49e to white.</div>

Gradient from #a9b49e to Black

This is a gradient from #a9b49e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a9b49e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a9b49e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a9b49e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a9b49e

In addition to using #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a9b49e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 169, Green = 180, Blue = 158). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(169, 180, 158)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a9b49e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a9b49e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a9b49e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(169, 180, 158);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a9b49e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:169, green:180, blue:158, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:169 green:180 blue:158 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(169f, 180f, 158f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(169, 180, 158);
 

#a9b49e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a9b49e the same way. For those with color blindness, #a9b49e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a9b49e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e 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 #a9b49e 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 2.2:1 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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