#b3c8ff Color Information

#b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff. In RGB, it consists of 70.2% Red, 78.4% Green, and 100.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 29.8% Cyan, 21.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 223.4°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 85.1%. The decimal value for #b3c8ff is 11782399, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ccccff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b3c8ff is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#b3c8ff Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color179, 200, 255 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color70.2%, 78.4%, 100.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.298, 0.216, 0.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.298, 0.216, 0, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color223.4°, 100.0%, 85.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color223.4°, 29.8%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color57.295, 58.112, 102.805 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color179, 195, 255 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11782399 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color80.801, 5.126, -29.308 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)80.801, 29.753, 279.920 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color80.801, -13.266, -47.967 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color76.231, 0.754, -26.596 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.263, 0.266, 58.112 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289972479 / 0xffb3c8ff Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ccccff Copy
Last Updated: June 14, 2024

Shades of #b3c8ff

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b3c8ff, its pure hue is 223.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 85.1%. 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 #b3c8ff, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #161920 to #9dafdf.

Tints of #b3c8ff

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b3c8ff, its pure hue is 223.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 85.1%. 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 #b3c8ff, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bdcfff to #f6f8ff.

Tones of #b3c8ff

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b3c8ff, its pure hue is 223.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #b3c8ff, which range from #d9d9d9 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #b3c8ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b3c8ff

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b3c8ff! For #b3c8ff, 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, #b3c8ff. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b3c8ff

This color, #b3c8ff, consists of 70.2% Red, 78.4% Green, and 100.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 179, Green = 200, Blue = 255. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b3c8ff is 29.8% Cyan, 21.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R70.2%
C29.8%
G78.4%
M21.6%
B100.0%
Y0.0%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 179 200 255
Octal 263 310 377
Hexa #b3 #c8 #ff
Binary 10110011 11001000 11111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 29 21 0 0
Octal 35 25 0 0
Hexa #1d #15 #00 #00
Binary 00011101 00010101 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #b3c8ff

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b3c8ff — which has hue 223.4° — its analogous colors are located at 193.4° and 253.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3c8ff.

Triadic Colors of #b3c8ff

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 #b3c8ff — which has hue 223.4° — its triadic colors are located at 103.4° and 343.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3c8ff.

Complementary Color of #b3c8ff

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b3c8ff — which has hue 223.4° — its complementary color is located at 43.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3c8ff.

Split Complementary Colors of #b3c8ff

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 #b3c8ff — which has hue 223.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 13.4° and 223.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3c8ff.

Tetradic Colors of #b3c8ff

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 #b3c8ff — which has hue 223.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 133.4°, 223.4°, 313.4°, and 43.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3c8ff.

Monochromatic Colors of #b3c8ff

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b3c8ff, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #8dadff — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d9e4ff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b3c8ff

We want to make getting started with #b3c8ff on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b3c8ff into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff with other HTML elements.

#b3c8ff Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b3c8ff.
<span style="color: #b3c8ff;">The color of this text is #b3c8ff.</span>

#b3c8ff Background Color

The background color for this text is #b3c8ff.
<div style="background-color: #b3c8ff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b3c8ff.</div>

#b3c8ff Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b3c8ff.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b3c8ff;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b3c8ff.</span>

#b3c8ff Border Color

This is a div with border color #b3c8ff.
<div style="border: #b3c8ff 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b3c8ff.</div>

#b3c8ff Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b3c8ff on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b3c8ff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b3c8ff on a white background.</div></div>

#b3c8ff Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b3c8ff on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b3c8ff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b3c8ff on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b3c8ff to White

This is a gradient from #b3c8ff to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b3c8ff,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b3c8ff to white.</div>

Gradient from #b3c8ff to Black

This is a gradient from #b3c8ff to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b3c8ff,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b3c8ff,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b3c8ff to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b3c8ff

In addition to using #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b3c8ff, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 179, Green = 200, Blue = 255). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(179, 200, 255)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b3c8ff; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b3c8ff; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b3c8ff; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(179, 200, 255);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b3c8ff")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:179, green:200, blue:255, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:200 blue:255 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(179f, 200f, 255f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(179, 200, 255);
 

#b3c8ff Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b3c8ff the same way. For those with color blindness, #b3c8ff might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b3c8ff looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff 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 #b3c8ff 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 1.7:1 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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