#bbc4bc Color Information

#bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc. In RGB, it consists of 73.3% Red, 76.9% Green, and 73.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 4.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 126.7°, with saturation of 7.1% and lightness of 75.1%. The decimal value for #bbc4bc is 12305596, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #bbc4bc is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#bbc4bc Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color187, 196, 188 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color73.3%, 76.9%, 73.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.267, 0.231, 0.263 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.046, 0, 0.041, 0.231 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color126.7°, 7.1%, 75.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color126.7°, 4.6%, 76.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color49.310, 53.675, 55.338 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color187, 195, 196 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12305596 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color78.272, -4.582, 2.931 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)78.272, 5.439, 147.393 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color78.272, -4.632, 5.147 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color73.264, -8.071, 6.501 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.311, 0.339, 53.675 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290495676 / 0xffbbc4bc Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccccc Copy
Last Updated: December 7, 2022

Shades of #bbc4bc

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #bbc4bc, its pure hue is 126.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, and its lightness is 75.1%. 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 18 different shades of #bbc4bc, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0c0b to #b0b8b1.

Tints of #bbc4bc

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #bbc4bc, its pure hue is 126.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, and its lightness is 75.1%. 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 #bbc4bc, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bfc7c0 to #fbfcfb.

Tones of #bbc4bc

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #bbc4bc, its pure hue is 126.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, 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 #bbc4bc, which range from #c0c0c0 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #80ff8e (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #bbc4bc

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #bbc4bc! For #bbc4bc, 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, #bbc4bc. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #bbc4bc

This color, #bbc4bc, consists of 73.3% Red, 76.9% Green, and 73.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 187, Green = 196, Blue = 188. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #bbc4bc is 4.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R73.3%
C4.6%
G76.9%
M0.0%
B73.7%
Y4.1%
K23.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 187 196 188
Octal 273 304 274
Hexa #bb #c4 #bc
Binary 10111011 11000100 10111100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 4 0 4 23
Octal 4 0 4 27
Hexa #04 #00 #04 #17
Binary 00000100 00000000 00000100 00010111

Analogous Colors of #bbc4bc

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #bbc4bc — which has hue 126.7° — its analogous colors are located at 96.7° and 156.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bbc4bc.

Triadic Colors of #bbc4bc

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 #bbc4bc — which has hue 126.7° — its triadic colors are located at 6.7° and 246.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bbc4bc.

Complementary Color of #bbc4bc

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #bbc4bc — which has hue 126.7° — its complementary color is located at 306.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bbc4bc.

Split Complementary Colors of #bbc4bc

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 #bbc4bc — which has hue 126.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 126.7° and 336.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bbc4bc.

Tetradic Colors of #bbc4bc

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 #bbc4bc — which has hue 126.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 36.7°, 126.7°, 216.7°, and 306.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bbc4bc.

Monochromatic Colors of #bbc4bc

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #bbc4bc, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #9ca39d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dce3dd (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #bbc4bc

We want to make getting started with #bbc4bc on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #bbc4bc into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc with other HTML elements.

#bbc4bc Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #bbc4bc.
<span style="color: #bbc4bc;">The color of this text is #bbc4bc.</span>

#bbc4bc Background Color

The background color for this text is #bbc4bc.
<div style="background-color: #bbc4bc; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #bbc4bc.</div>

#bbc4bc Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #bbc4bc.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #bbc4bc;">This color for the shadow of this text is #bbc4bc.</span>

#bbc4bc Border Color

This is a div with border color #bbc4bc.
<div style="border: #bbc4bc 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #bbc4bc.</div>

#bbc4bc Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #bbc4bc on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bbc4bc; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bbc4bc on a white background.</div></div>

#bbc4bc Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #bbc4bc on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bbc4bc; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bbc4bc on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #bbc4bc to White

This is a gradient from #bbc4bc to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bbc4bc,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bbc4bc to white.</div>

Gradient from #bbc4bc to Black

This is a gradient from #bbc4bc to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bbc4bc,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bbc4bc,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bbc4bc to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #bbc4bc

In addition to using #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #bbc4bc, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 187, Green = 196, Blue = 188). If you need details about the color coordinates of #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(187, 196, 188)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #bbc4bc; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #bbc4bc; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #bbc4bc; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(187, 196, 188);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#bbc4bc")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:187, green:196, blue:188, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:187 green:196 blue:188 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(187f, 196f, 188f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(187, 196, 188);
 

#bbc4bc Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #bbc4bc the same way. For those with color blindness, #bbc4bc might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #bbc4bc looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc 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 #bbc4bc 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 1.8:1 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