#cc9933 Color Information

#cc9933 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 #cc9933, and its official name is Gomashio Yellow. In RGB, it consists of 80.0% Red, 60.0% Green, and 20.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 25% Magenta, 75% Yellow, and 20% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 40.0°, with saturation of 60% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #cc9933 is 13408563, and it is its own "web safe" color. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #cc9933 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#cc9933 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorGomashio Yellow Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color204, 153, 51 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color80.0%, 60.0%, 20.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.200, 0.400, 0.800 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.25, 0.75, 0.2 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color40.0°, 60.0%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color40.0°, 75.0%, 80.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color36.891, 35.859, 8.109 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color128, 204, 51 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code13408563 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color66.412, 9.498, 57.943 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)66.412, 58.717, 80.691 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color66.412, 41.844, 60.741 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color59.882, 5.171, 33.889 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.456, 0.443, 35.859 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291598643 / 0xffcc9933 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc9933 Copy
Last Updated: April 16, 2024

Shades of #cc9933

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #cc9933, its pure hue is 40.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 9 different shades of #cc9933, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #1a1306 to #b3862d.

Tints of #cc9933

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #cc9933, its pure hue is 40.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #cc9933, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #d2a64d to #f9f2e6.

Tones of #cc9933

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #cc9933, its pure hue is 40.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 60.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #cc9933, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffaa00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #cc9933

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #cc9933! For #cc9933, 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, #cc9933. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #cc9933

This color, #cc9933, consists of 80.0% Red, 60.0% Green, and 20.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 204, Green = 153, Blue = 51. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #cc9933 is 0% Cyan, 25% Magenta, 75% Yellow, and 20% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R80.0%
C0.0%
G60.0%
M25.0%
B20.0%
Y75.0%
K20.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 204 153 51
Octal 314 231 63
Hexa #cc #99 #33
Binary 11001100 10011001 00110011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 25 75 19
Octal 0 31 113 23
Hexa #00 #19 #4b #13
Binary 00000000 00011001 01001011 00010011

Analogous Colors of #cc9933

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #cc9933 — which has hue 40.0° — its analogous colors are located at 10.0° and 70.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #cc9933.

Triadic Colors of #cc9933

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 #cc9933 — which has hue 40.0° — its triadic colors are located at 40.0° and 280.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #cc9933.

Complementary Color of #cc9933

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #cc9933 — which has hue 40.0° — its complementary color is located at 220.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #cc9933.

Split Complementary Colors of #cc9933

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 #cc9933 — which has hue 40.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 40.0° and 250.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #cc9933.

Tetradic Colors of #cc9933

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 #cc9933 — which has hue 40.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 310.0°, 40.0°, 130.0°, and 220.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #cc9933.

Monochromatic Colors of #cc9933

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #cc9933, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #594826 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f2d08c (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #cc9933

We want to make getting started with #cc9933 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #cc9933 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #cc9933 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 #cc9933 with other HTML elements.

#cc9933 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #cc9933.
<span style="color: #cc9933;">The color of this text is #cc9933.</span>

#cc9933 Background Color

The background color for this text is #cc9933.
<div style="background-color: #cc9933; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #cc9933.</div>

#cc9933 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #cc9933.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #cc9933;">This color for the shadow of this text is #cc9933.</span>

#cc9933 Border Color

This is a div with border color #cc9933.
<div style="border: #cc9933 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #cc9933.</div>

#cc9933 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #cc9933 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #cc9933; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #cc9933 on a white background.</div></div>

#cc9933 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #cc9933 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #cc9933; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #cc9933 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #cc9933 to White

This is a gradient from #cc9933 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#cc9933,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #cc9933 to white.</div>

Gradient from #cc9933 to Black

This is a gradient from #cc9933 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#cc9933,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#cc9933,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #cc9933 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #cc9933

In addition to using #cc9933 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 #cc9933 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #cc9933, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 204, Green = 153, Blue = 51). If you need details about the color coordinates of #cc9933 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 #cc9933
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(204, 153, 51)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #cc9933; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #cc9933; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #cc9933; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(204, 153, 51);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#cc9933")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:204, green:153, blue:51, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:153 blue:51 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(204f, 153f, 51f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(204, 153, 51);
 

#cc9933 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #cc9933 the same way. For those with color blindness, #cc9933 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #cc9933 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #cc9933 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 #cc9933 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 #cc9933 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #cc9933 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 2.6:1 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