#b5b52a Color Information

#b5b52a 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 #b5b52a. In RGB, it consists of 71.0% Red, 71.0% Green, and 16.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 76.8% Yellow, and 29% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 60.0°, with saturation of 62.3% and lightness of 43.7%. The decimal value for #b5b52a is 11908394, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc33. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b5b52a 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#b5b52a Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color181, 181, 42 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color71.0%, 71.0%, 16.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.290, 0.290, 0.835 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0, 0.768, 0.29 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color60.0°, 62.3%, 43.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color60.0°, 76.8%, 71.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color35.998, 43.039, 8.601 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color42, 181, 42 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11908394 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.581, -15.749, 65.189 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.581, 67.065, 103.582 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.581, 5.319, 73.742 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color65.604, -16.861, 38.150 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.411, 0.491, 43.039 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290098474 / 0xffb5b52a Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc33 Copy
Last Updated: June 11, 2024

Shades of #b5b52a

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b5b52a, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.3%, and its lightness is 43.7%. 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 #b5b52a, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #171705 to #9e9e25.

Tints of #b5b52a

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b5b52a, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.3%, and its lightness is 43.7%. 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 #b5b52a, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bebe45 to #f6f6e4.

Tones of #b5b52a

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b5b52a, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.3%, 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 #b5b52a, which range from #707070 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #dfdf00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b5b52a

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b5b52a! For #b5b52a, 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, #b5b52a. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b5b52a

This color, #b5b52a, consists of 71.0% Red, 71.0% Green, and 16.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 181, Green = 181, Blue = 42. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b5b52a is 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 76.8% Yellow, and 29% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R71.0%
C0.0%
G71.0%
M0.0%
B16.5%
Y76.8%
K29.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 181 181 42
Octal 265 265 52
Hexa #b5 #b5 #2a
Binary 10110101 10110101 00101010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 76 29
Octal 0 0 114 35
Hexa #00 #00 #4c #1d
Binary 00000000 00000000 01001100 00011101

Analogous Colors of #b5b52a

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b5b52a — which has hue 60.0° — its analogous colors are located at 30.0° and 90.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5b52a.

Triadic Colors of #b5b52a

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 #b5b52a — which has hue 60.0° — its triadic colors are located at 60.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5b52a.

Complementary Color of #b5b52a

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b5b52a — which has hue 60.0° — its complementary color is located at 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5b52a.

Split Complementary Colors of #b5b52a

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 #b5b52a — which has hue 60.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 60.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5b52a.

Tetradic Colors of #b5b52a

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 #b5b52a — which has hue 60.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 330.0°, 60.0°, 150.0°, and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5b52a.

Monochromatic Colors of #b5b52a

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b5b52a, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #505020 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #eeee60 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b5b52a

We want to make getting started with #b5b52a on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b5b52a into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a with other HTML elements.

#b5b52a Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b5b52a.
<span style="color: #b5b52a;">The color of this text is #b5b52a.</span>

#b5b52a Background Color

The background color for this text is #b5b52a.
<div style="background-color: #b5b52a; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b5b52a.</div>

#b5b52a Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b5b52a.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b5b52a;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b5b52a.</span>

#b5b52a Border Color

This is a div with border color #b5b52a.
<div style="border: #b5b52a 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b5b52a.</div>

#b5b52a Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b5b52a on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b5b52a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b5b52a on a white background.</div></div>

#b5b52a Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b5b52a on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b5b52a; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b5b52a on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b5b52a to White

This is a gradient from #b5b52a to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b5b52a,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b5b52a to white.</div>

Gradient from #b5b52a to Black

This is a gradient from #b5b52a to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b5b52a,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b5b52a,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b5b52a to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b5b52a

In addition to using #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b5b52a, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 181, Green = 181, Blue = 42). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(181, 181, 42)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b5b52a; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b5b52a; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b5b52a; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(181, 181, 42);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b5b52a")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:181, green:181, blue:42, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:181 green:181 blue:42 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(181f, 181f, 42f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(181, 181, 42);
 

#b5b52a Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b5b52a the same way. For those with color blindness, #b5b52a might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b5b52a looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a 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 #b5b52a 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text