#c3c5e7 Color Information

#c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7. In RGB, it consists of 76.5% Red, 77.3% Green, and 90.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 15.6% Cyan, 14.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 9.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 236.7°, with saturation of 42.9% and lightness of 83.5%. The decimal value for #c3c5e7 is 12830183, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ccccff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c3c5e7 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#c3c5e7 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color195, 197, 231 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color76.5%, 77.3%, 90.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.235, 0.227, 0.094 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.156, 0.147, 0, 0.094 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color236.7°, 42.9%, 83.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color236.7°, 15.6%, 90.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color56.896, 57.304, 83.663 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color195, 197, 231 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12830183 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color80.350, 6.086, -17.063 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)80.350, 18.116, 289.631 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color80.350, -3.028, -27.756 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color75.699, 1.686, -12.538 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.288, 0.290, 57.304 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291020263 / 0xffc3c5e7 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ccccff Copy

Shades of #c3c5e7

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c3c5e7, its pure hue is 236.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.9%, and its lightness is 83.5%. 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 #c3c5e7, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0c0e to #b8b9d9.

Tints of #c3c5e7

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c3c5e7, its pure hue is 236.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.9%, and its lightness is 83.5%. 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 #c3c5e7, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c7c8e8 to #fbfcfe.

Tones of #c3c5e7

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c3c5e7, its pure hue is 236.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.9%, 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 #c3c5e7, which range from #d5d5d5 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #abb0ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c3c5e7

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c3c5e7! For #c3c5e7, 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, #c3c5e7. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c3c5e7

This color, #c3c5e7, consists of 76.5% Red, 77.3% Green, and 90.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 195, Green = 197, Blue = 231. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c3c5e7 is 15.6% Cyan, 14.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 9.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R76.5%
C15.6%
G77.3%
M14.7%
B90.6%
Y0.0%
K9.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 195 197 231
Octal 303 305 347
Hexa #c3 #c5 #e7
Binary 11000011 11000101 11100111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 15 14 0 9
Octal 17 16 0 11
Hexa #0f #0e #00 #09
Binary 00001111 00001110 00000000 00001001

Analogous Colors of #c3c5e7

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c3c5e7 — which has hue 236.7° — its analogous colors are located at 206.7° and 266.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3c5e7.

Triadic Colors of #c3c5e7

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 #c3c5e7 — which has hue 236.7° — its triadic colors are located at 116.7° and 356.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3c5e7.

Complementary Color of #c3c5e7

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c3c5e7 — which has hue 236.7° — its complementary color is located at 56.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3c5e7.

Split Complementary Colors of #c3c5e7

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 #c3c5e7 — which has hue 236.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 26.7° and 236.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3c5e7.

Tetradic Colors of #c3c5e7

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 #c3c5e7 — which has hue 236.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 146.7°, 236.7°, 326.7°, and 56.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3c5e7.

Monochromatic Colors of #c3c5e7

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c3c5e7, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #b3b4ce — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dddef8 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c3c5e7

We want to make getting started with #c3c5e7 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c3c5e7 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7 with other HTML elements.

#c3c5e7 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c3c5e7.
<span style="color: #c3c5e7;">The color of this text is #c3c5e7.</span>

#c3c5e7 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c3c5e7.
<div style="background-color: #c3c5e7; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c3c5e7.</div>

#c3c5e7 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c3c5e7.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c3c5e7;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c3c5e7.</span>

#c3c5e7 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c3c5e7.
<div style="border: #c3c5e7 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c3c5e7.</div>

#c3c5e7 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c3c5e7 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c3c5e7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c3c5e7 on a white background.</div></div>

#c3c5e7 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c3c5e7 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c3c5e7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c3c5e7 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c3c5e7 to White

This is a gradient from #c3c5e7 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c3c5e7,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c3c5e7 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c3c5e7 to Black

This is a gradient from #c3c5e7 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c3c5e7,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c3c5e7,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c3c5e7 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c3c5e7

In addition to using #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c3c5e7, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 195, Green = 197, Blue = 231). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(195, 197, 231)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c3c5e7; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c3c5e7; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c3c5e7; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(195, 197, 231);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c3c5e7")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:195, green:197, blue:231, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:195 green:197 blue:231 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(195f, 197f, 231f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(195, 197, 231);
 

#c3c5e7 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c3c5e7 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c3c5e7 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c3c5e7 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7 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 #c3c5e7 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text