#c40438 Color Information

#c40438 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 #c40438. In RGB, it consists of 76.9% Red, 1.6% Green, and 22.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 98% Magenta, 71.4% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 343.8°, with saturation of 96% and lightness of 39.2%. The decimal value for #c40438 is 12846136, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc0033. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c40438 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#c40438 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color196, 4, 56 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color76.9%, 1.6%, 22.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.231, 0.984, 0.780 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.98, 0.714, 0.231 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color343.8°, 96.0%, 39.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color343.8°, 98.0%, 76.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color23.522, 12.108, 4.839 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color196, 4, 56 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12846136 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color41.387, 66.559, 28.103 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)41.387, 72.248, 22.891 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color41.387, 124.017, 14.937 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color34.797, 59.770, 16.113 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.581, 0.299, 12.108 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291036216 / 0xffc40438 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc0033 Copy

Shades of #c40438

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c40438, its pure hue is 343.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. 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 #c40438, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0003 to #b80435.

Tints of #c40438

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c40438, its pure hue is 343.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. 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 #c40438, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c71344 to #fcf0f3.

Tones of #c40438

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c40438, its pure hue is 343.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, 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 #c40438, which range from #646464 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #c80036 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c40438

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c40438! For #c40438, 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, #c40438. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c40438

This color, #c40438, consists of 76.9% Red, 1.6% Green, and 22.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 196, Green = 4, Blue = 56. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c40438 is 0% Cyan, 98% Magenta, 71.4% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R76.9%
C0.0%
G1.6%
M98.0%
B22.0%
Y71.4%
K23.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 196 4 56
Octal 304 4 70
Hexa #c4 #04 #38
Binary 11000100 00000100 00111000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 97 71 23
Octal 0 141 107 27
Hexa #00 #61 #47 #17
Binary 00000000 01100001 01000111 00010111

Analogous Colors of #c40438

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c40438 — which has hue 343.8° — its analogous colors are located at 13.8° and 343.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40438.

Triadic Colors of #c40438

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 #c40438 — which has hue 343.8° — its triadic colors are located at 103.8° and 343.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40438.

Complementary Color of #c40438

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c40438 — which has hue 343.8° — its complementary color is located at 163.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40438.

Split Complementary Colors of #c40438

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 #c40438 — which has hue 343.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 133.8° and 343.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40438.

Tetradic Colors of #c40438

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 #c40438 — which has hue 343.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 253.8°, 343.8°, 73.8°, and 163.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40438.

Monochromatic Colors of #c40438

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c40438, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #61031c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #fd2f67 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c40438

We want to make getting started with #c40438 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c40438 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c40438 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 #c40438 with other HTML elements.

#c40438 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c40438.
<span style="color: #c40438;">The color of this text is #c40438.</span>

#c40438 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c40438.
<div style="background-color: #c40438; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c40438.</div>

#c40438 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c40438.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c40438;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c40438.</span>

#c40438 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c40438.
<div style="border: #c40438 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c40438.</div>

#c40438 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c40438 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c40438; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c40438 on a white background.</div></div>

#c40438 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c40438 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c40438; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c40438 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c40438 to White

This is a gradient from #c40438 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c40438,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c40438 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c40438 to Black

This is a gradient from #c40438 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c40438,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c40438,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c40438 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c40438

In addition to using #c40438 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 #c40438 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c40438, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 196, Green = 4, Blue = 56). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c40438 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 #c40438
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(196, 4, 56)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c40438; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c40438; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c40438; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(196, 4, 56);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c40438")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:196, green:4, blue:56, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:196 green:4 blue:56 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(196f, 4f, 56f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(196, 4, 56);
 

#c40438 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c40438 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c40438 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c40438 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c40438 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 #c40438 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 #c40438 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 #c40438 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 6.1:1 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 #c40438 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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