#c8a278 Color Information

#c8a278 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 #c8a278, and its official name is Fresh Sawdust. In RGB, it consists of 78.4% Red, 63.5% Green, and 47.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 19% Magenta, 40% Yellow, and 21.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 31.5°, with saturation of 42.1% and lightness of 62.7%. The decimal value for #c8a278 is 13148792, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc9966. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c8a278 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#c8a278 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorFresh Sawdust Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color200, 162, 120 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color78.4%, 63.5%, 47.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.216, 0.365, 0.529 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.19, 0.4, 0.216 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color31.5°, 42.1%, 62.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color31.5°, 40.0%, 78.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color40.130, 39.476, 23.274 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color192, 200, 120 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code13148792 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color69.095, 8.312, 27.133 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)69.095, 28.378, 72.968 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color69.095, 27.657, 33.864 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color62.830, 4.056, 22.018 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.390, 0.384, 39.476 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291338872 / 0xffc8a278 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc9966 Copy
Last Updated: December 6, 2022

Shades of #c8a278

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c8a278, its pure hue is 31.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.1%, and its lightness is 62.7%. 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 18 different shades of #c8a278, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0a07 to #bc9871.

Tints of #c8a278

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c8a278, its pure hue is 31.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.1%, and its lightness is 62.7%. 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 #c8a278, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #cba780 to #fcfaf7.

Tones of #c8a278

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c8a278, its pure hue is 31.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 42.1%, 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 #c8a278, which range from #a0a0a0 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffa541 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c8a278

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c8a278! For #c8a278, 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, #c8a278. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c8a278

This color, #c8a278, consists of 78.4% Red, 63.5% Green, and 47.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 200, Green = 162, Blue = 120. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c8a278 is 0% Cyan, 19% Magenta, 40% Yellow, and 21.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R78.4%
C0.0%
G63.5%
M19.0%
B47.1%
Y40.0%
K21.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 200 162 120
Octal 310 242 170
Hexa #c8 #a2 #78
Binary 11001000 10100010 01111000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 19 40 21
Octal 0 23 50 25
Hexa #00 #13 #28 #15
Binary 00000000 00010011 00101000 00010101

Analogous Colors of #c8a278

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c8a278 — which has hue 31.5° — its analogous colors are located at 1.5° and 61.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c8a278.

Triadic Colors of #c8a278

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 #c8a278 — which has hue 31.5° — its triadic colors are located at 31.5° and 271.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c8a278.

Complementary Color of #c8a278

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c8a278 — which has hue 31.5° — its complementary color is located at 211.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c8a278.

Split Complementary Colors of #c8a278

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 #c8a278 — which has hue 31.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 31.5° and 241.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c8a278.

Tetradic Colors of #c8a278

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 #c8a278 — which has hue 31.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 301.5°, 31.5°, 121.5°, and 211.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c8a278.

Monochromatic Colors of #c8a278

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c8a278, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #887259 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #eed1b2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c8a278

We want to make getting started with #c8a278 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c8a278 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c8a278 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 #c8a278 with other HTML elements.

#c8a278 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c8a278.
<span style="color: #c8a278;">The color of this text is #c8a278.</span>

#c8a278 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c8a278.
<div style="background-color: #c8a278; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c8a278.</div>

#c8a278 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c8a278.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c8a278;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c8a278.</span>

#c8a278 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c8a278.
<div style="border: #c8a278 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c8a278.</div>

#c8a278 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c8a278 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c8a278; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c8a278 on a white background.</div></div>

#c8a278 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c8a278 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c8a278; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c8a278 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c8a278 to White

This is a gradient from #c8a278 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c8a278,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c8a278 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c8a278 to Black

This is a gradient from #c8a278 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c8a278,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c8a278,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c8a278 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c8a278

In addition to using #c8a278 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 #c8a278 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c8a278, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 200, Green = 162, Blue = 120). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c8a278 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 #c8a278
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(200, 162, 120)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c8a278; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c8a278; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c8a278; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(200, 162, 120);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c8a278")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:200, green:162, blue:120, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:200 green:162 blue:120 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(200f, 162f, 120f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(200, 162, 120);
 

#c8a278 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c8a278 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c8a278 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c8a278 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c8a278 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 #c8a278 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 #c8a278 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 #c8a278 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 2.4:1 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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