#238ab4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #238ab4 is composed of 13.7% red, 54.1% green and 70.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 80.6% cyan, 23.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.4% black. It has a hue angle of 197.4 degrees, a saturation of 67.4% and a lightness of 42.2%. #238ab4 color hex could be obtained by blending #46ffff with #001569. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 14
    • G 54
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 81
    • M 23
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#238ab4 color description : Strong blue.

#238ab4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #238ab4 has RGB values of R:35, G:138, B:180 and CMYK values of C:0.81, M:0.23, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 2329268.

Hex triplet 238ab4 #238ab4
RGB Decimal 35, 138, 180 rgb(35,138,180)
RGB Percent 13.7, 54.1, 70.6 rgb(13.7%,54.1%,70.6%)
CMYK 81, 23, 0, 29
HSL 197.4°, 67.4, 42.2 hsl(197.4,67.4%,42.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 197.4°, 80.6, 70.6
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 53.844, -13.826, -30.128
XYZ 18.018, 21.828, 46.441
xyY 0.209, 0.253, 21.828
CIE-LCH 53.844, 33.149, 245.35
CIE-LUV 53.844, -34.415, -44.155
Hunter-Lab 46.72, -12.922, -26.231
Binary 00100011, 10001010, 10110100

Color Schemes with #238ab4

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Alternatives to #238ab4

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#238ab4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #238ab4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#238ab4;}
.background {background-color:#238ab4;}
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Shades and Tints of #238ab4

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #030c10 is the darkest color, while #feffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #238ab4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #656e72 is the less saturated color, while #0298d5 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #238ab4 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #707070 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #61757e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7a85b0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7186bb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00949f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a87b1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5487b9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0c90a6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population