#e3e3eb Color Information

#e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb, and its official name is Penelope. In RGB, it consists of 89.0% Red, 89.0% Green, and 92.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 3.4% Cyan, 3.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 7.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 240.0°, with saturation of 16.7% and lightness of 90.6%. The decimal value for #e3e3eb is 14935019, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ccccff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #e3e3eb is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#e3e3eb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPenelope Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color227, 227, 235 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color89.0%, 89.0%, 92.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.110, 0.110, 0.078 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.034, 0.034, 0, 0.078 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color240.0°, 16.7%, 90.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color240.0°, 3.4%, 92.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color74.143, 77.267, 89.604 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color227, 227, 235 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14935019 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color90.444, 1.459, -3.896 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)90.444, 4.160, 290.530 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color90.444, -0.451, -6.277 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color87.902, -3.268, 1.093 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.308, 0.321, 77.267 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293125099 / 0xffe3e3eb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ccccff Copy
Last Updated: June 22, 2024

Shades of #e3e3eb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #e3e3eb, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 16.7%, and its lightness is 90.6%. 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 #e3e3eb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #1c1c1d to #c7c7ce.

Tints of #e3e3eb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #e3e3eb, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 16.7%, and its lightness is 90.6%. 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 #e3e3eb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #e7e7ee to #fcfcfd.

Tones of #e3e3eb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #e3e3eb, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 16.7%, 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 #e3e3eb, which range from #e7e7e7 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #cfcfff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #e3e3eb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #e3e3eb! For #e3e3eb, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #e3e3eb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #e3e3eb

This color, #e3e3eb, consists of 89.0% Red, 89.0% Green, and 92.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 227, Green = 227, Blue = 235. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #e3e3eb is 3.4% Cyan, 3.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 7.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R89.0%
C3.4%
G89.0%
M3.4%
B92.2%
Y0.0%
K7.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 227 227 235
Octal 343 343 353
Hexa #e3 #e3 #eb
Binary 11100011 11100011 11101011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 3 3 0 7
Octal 3 3 0 7
Hexa #03 #03 #00 #07
Binary 00000011 00000011 00000000 00000111

Analogous Colors of #e3e3eb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #e3e3eb — which has hue 240.0° — its analogous colors are located at 210.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e3e3eb.

Triadic Colors of #e3e3eb

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 #e3e3eb — which has hue 240.0° — its triadic colors are located at 120.0° and 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e3e3eb.

Complementary Color of #e3e3eb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #e3e3eb — which has hue 240.0° — its complementary color is located at 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e3e3eb.

Split Complementary Colors of #e3e3eb

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 #e3e3eb — which has hue 240.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 30.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e3e3eb.

Tetradic Colors of #e3e3eb

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 #e3e3eb — which has hue 240.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 150.0°, 240.0°, 330.0°, and 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e3e3eb.

Monochromatic Colors of #e3e3eb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #e3e3eb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #d8d8de — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f0f0f6 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #e3e3eb

We want to make getting started with #e3e3eb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #e3e3eb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb with other HTML elements.

#e3e3eb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #e3e3eb.
<span style="color: #e3e3eb;">The color of this text is #e3e3eb.</span>

#e3e3eb Background Color

The background color for this text is #e3e3eb.
<div style="background-color: #e3e3eb; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #e3e3eb.</div>

#e3e3eb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #e3e3eb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #e3e3eb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #e3e3eb.</span>

#e3e3eb Border Color

This is a div with border color #e3e3eb.
<div style="border: #e3e3eb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #e3e3eb.</div>

#e3e3eb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #e3e3eb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e3e3eb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e3e3eb on a white background.</div></div>

#e3e3eb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #e3e3eb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e3e3eb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e3e3eb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #e3e3eb to White

This is a gradient from #e3e3eb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e3e3eb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e3e3eb to white.</div>

Gradient from #e3e3eb to Black

This is a gradient from #e3e3eb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e3e3eb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e3e3eb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e3e3eb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #e3e3eb

In addition to using #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #e3e3eb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 227, Green = 227, Blue = 235). If you need details about the color coordinates of #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(227, 227, 235)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #e3e3eb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #e3e3eb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #e3e3eb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(227, 227, 235);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#e3e3eb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:227, green:227, blue:235, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:227 green:227 blue:235 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(227f, 227f, 235f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(227, 227, 235);
 

#e3e3eb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #e3e3eb the same way. For those with color blindness, #e3e3eb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #e3e3eb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb 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 #e3e3eb 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 1.3:1 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
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text