#c9c62e Color Information

#c9c62e 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 #c9c62e. In RGB, it consists of 78.8% Red, 77.6% Green, and 18.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 1.5% Magenta, 77.1% Yellow, and 21.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 58.8°, with saturation of 62.8% and lightness of 48.4%. The decimal value for #c9c62e is 13223470, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc33. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c9c62e 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#c9c62e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color201, 198, 46 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color78.8%, 77.6%, 18.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.212, 0.224, 0.820 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.015, 0.771, 0.212 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color58.8°, 62.8%, 48.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color58.8°, 77.1%, 78.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color44.775, 53.003, 10.456 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color49, 201, 46 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code13223470 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color77.877, -15.595, 70.271 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)77.877, 71.981, 102.513 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color77.877, 7.836, 80.206 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color72.803, -17.626, 42.447 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.414, 0.490, 53.003 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291413550 / 0xffc9c62e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc33 Copy

Shades of #c9c62e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c9c62e, its pure hue is 58.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.8%, and its lightness is 48.4%. 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 #c9c62e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0c03 to #bdba2b.

Tints of #c9c62e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c9c62e, its pure hue is 58.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.8%, and its lightness is 48.4%. 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 #c9c62e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ccc93a to #fcfcf3.

Tones of #c9c62e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c9c62e, its pure hue is 58.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 62.8%, 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 #c9c62e, which range from #7c7c7c (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #f7f200 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c9c62e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c9c62e! For #c9c62e, 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, #c9c62e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c9c62e

This color, #c9c62e, consists of 78.8% Red, 77.6% Green, and 18.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 201, Green = 198, Blue = 46. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c9c62e is 0% Cyan, 1.5% Magenta, 77.1% Yellow, and 21.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R78.8%
C0.0%
G77.6%
M1.5%
B18.0%
Y77.1%
K21.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 201 198 46
Octal 311 306 56
Hexa #c9 #c6 #2e
Binary 11001001 11000110 00101110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 1 77 21
Octal 0 1 115 25
Hexa #00 #01 #4d #15
Binary 00000000 00000001 01001101 00010101

Analogous Colors of #c9c62e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c9c62e — which has hue 58.8° — its analogous colors are located at 28.8° and 88.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c62e.

Triadic Colors of #c9c62e

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 #c9c62e — which has hue 58.8° — its triadic colors are located at 58.8° and 298.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c62e.

Complementary Color of #c9c62e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c9c62e — which has hue 58.8° — its complementary color is located at 238.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c62e.

Split Complementary Colors of #c9c62e

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 #c9c62e — which has hue 58.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 58.8° and 268.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c62e.

Tetradic Colors of #c9c62e

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 #c9c62e — which has hue 58.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 328.8°, 58.8°, 148.8°, and 238.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c62e.

Monochromatic Colors of #c9c62e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c9c62e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #595823 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f2f080 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c9c62e

We want to make getting started with #c9c62e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c9c62e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e with other HTML elements.

#c9c62e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c9c62e.
<span style="color: #c9c62e;">The color of this text is #c9c62e.</span>

#c9c62e Background Color

The background color for this text is #c9c62e.
<div style="background-color: #c9c62e; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c9c62e.</div>

#c9c62e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c9c62e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c9c62e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c9c62e.</span>

#c9c62e Border Color

This is a div with border color #c9c62e.
<div style="border: #c9c62e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c9c62e.</div>

#c9c62e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c9c62e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c9c62e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c9c62e on a white background.</div></div>

#c9c62e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c9c62e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c9c62e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c9c62e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c9c62e to White

This is a gradient from #c9c62e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c9c62e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c9c62e to white.</div>

Gradient from #c9c62e to Black

This is a gradient from #c9c62e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c9c62e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c9c62e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c9c62e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c9c62e

In addition to using #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c9c62e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 201, Green = 198, Blue = 46). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(201, 198, 46)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c9c62e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c9c62e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c9c62e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(201, 198, 46);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c9c62e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:201, green:198, blue:46, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:198 blue:46 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(201f, 198f, 46f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(201, 198, 46);
 

#c9c62e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c9c62e the same way. For those with color blindness, #c9c62e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c9c62e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e 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 #c9c62e 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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