#238cbb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #238cbb is composed of 13.7% red, 54.9% green and 73.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 81.3% cyan, 25.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 198.6 degrees, a saturation of 68.5% and a lightness of 43.5%. #238cbb color hex could be obtained by blending #46ffff with #001977. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 14
    • G 55
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 81
    • M 25
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#238cbb color description : Strong blue.

#238cbb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #238cbb has RGB values of R:35, G:140, B:187 and CMYK values of C:0.81, M:0.25, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 2329787.

Hex triplet 238cbb #238cbb
RGB Decimal 35, 140, 187 rgb(35,140,187)
RGB Percent 13.7, 54.9, 73.3 rgb(13.7%,54.9%,73.3%)
CMYK 81, 25, 0, 27
HSL 198.6°, 68.5, 43.5 hsl(198.6,68.5%,43.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 198.6°, 81.3, 73.3
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 54.762, -12.456, -32.697
XYZ 19.039, 22.7, 50.389
xyY 0.207, 0.246, 22.7
CIE-LCH 54.762, 34.989, 249.146
CIE-LUV 54.762, -34.686, -48.626
Hunter-Lab 47.644, -12.049, -29.355
Binary 00100011, 10001100, 10111011

Color Schemes with #238cbb

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Alternatives to #238cbb

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#238cbb Preview

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

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, #010405 is the darkest color, while #f4fafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #238cbb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #677277 is the less saturated color, while #0199dd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #238cbb 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.

  • #727272 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #627781 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7a87b7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6f88c2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #0096a1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a89b8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5389bf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0c92aa Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population