#aa4a42 Color Information

#aa4a42 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 #aa4a42. In RGB, it consists of 66.7% Red, 29.0% Green, and 25.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 56.5% Magenta, 61.2% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 4.6°, with saturation of 44.1% and lightness of 46.3%. The decimal value for #aa4a42 is 11160130, and its nearest "web safe" color is #993333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #aa4a42 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#aa4a42 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color170, 74, 66 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color66.7%, 29.0%, 25.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.333, 0.710, 0.741 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.565, 0.612, 0.333 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color4.6°, 44.1%, 46.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color4.6°, 61.2%, 66.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color20.010, 13.837, 6.770 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color170, 75, 66 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11160130 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color43.998, 38.830, 24.211 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)43.998, 45.759, 31.944 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color43.998, 71.531, 19.484 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color37.198, 30.922, 15.247 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.493, 0.341, 13.837 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289350210 / 0xffaa4a42 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#993333 Copy
Last Updated: January 31, 2023

Shades of #aa4a42

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #aa4a42, its pure hue is 4.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 44.1%, and its lightness is 46.3%. 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 18 different shades of #aa4a42, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a0404 to #a0463e.

Tints of #aa4a42

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #aa4a42, its pure hue is 4.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 44.1%, and its lightness is 46.3%. 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 #aa4a42, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #af554d to #faf4f4.

Tones of #aa4a42

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #aa4a42, its pure hue is 4.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 44.1%, 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 #aa4a42, which range from #767676 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ec1200 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #aa4a42

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #aa4a42! For #aa4a42, 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, #aa4a42. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #aa4a42

This color, #aa4a42, consists of 66.7% Red, 29.0% Green, and 25.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 170, Green = 74, Blue = 66. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #aa4a42 is 0% Cyan, 56.5% Magenta, 61.2% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R66.7%
C0.0%
G29.0%
M56.5%
B25.9%
Y61.2%
K33.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 170 74 66
Octal 252 112 102
Hexa #aa #4a #42
Binary 10101010 01001010 01000010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 56 61 33
Octal 0 70 75 41
Hexa #00 #38 #3d #21
Binary 00000000 00111000 00111101 00100001

Analogous Colors of #aa4a42

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #aa4a42 — which has hue 4.6° — its analogous colors are located at 4.6° and 334.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa4a42.

Triadic Colors of #aa4a42

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 #aa4a42 — which has hue 4.6° — its triadic colors are located at 4.6° and 244.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa4a42.

Complementary Color of #aa4a42

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #aa4a42 — which has hue 4.6° — its complementary color is located at 184.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa4a42.

Split Complementary Colors of #aa4a42

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 #aa4a42 — which has hue 4.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 4.6° and 214.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa4a42.

Tetradic Colors of #aa4a42

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 #aa4a42 — which has hue 4.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 274.6°, 4.6°, 94.6°, and 184.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa4a42.

Monochromatic Colors of #aa4a42

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #aa4a42, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #48302e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e5857d (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #aa4a42

We want to make getting started with #aa4a42 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #aa4a42 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42 with other HTML elements.

#aa4a42 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #aa4a42.
<span style="color: #aa4a42;">The color of this text is #aa4a42.</span>

#aa4a42 Background Color

The background color for this text is #aa4a42.
<div style="background-color: #aa4a42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #aa4a42.</div>

#aa4a42 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #aa4a42.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #aa4a42;">This color for the shadow of this text is #aa4a42.</span>

#aa4a42 Border Color

This is a div with border color #aa4a42.
<div style="border: #aa4a42 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #aa4a42.</div>

#aa4a42 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #aa4a42 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aa4a42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aa4a42 on a white background.</div></div>

#aa4a42 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #aa4a42 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aa4a42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aa4a42 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #aa4a42 to White

This is a gradient from #aa4a42 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aa4a42,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aa4a42 to white.</div>

Gradient from #aa4a42 to Black

This is a gradient from #aa4a42 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aa4a42,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aa4a42,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aa4a42 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #aa4a42

In addition to using #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #aa4a42, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 170, Green = 74, Blue = 66). If you need details about the color coordinates of #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(170, 74, 66)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #aa4a42; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #aa4a42; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #aa4a42; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(170, 74, 66);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#aa4a42")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:170, green:74, blue:66, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:170 green:74 blue:66 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(170f, 74f, 66f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(170, 74, 66);
 

#aa4a42 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #aa4a42 the same way. For those with color blindness, #aa4a42 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #aa4a42 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42 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 #aa4a42 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 5.6:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #aa4a42 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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