#253e42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #253e42 is composed of 14.5% red, 24.3% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 43.9% cyan, 6.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 188.3 degrees, a saturation of 28.2% and a lightness of 20.2%. #253e42 color hex could be obtained by blending #4a7c84 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 15
    • G 24
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 44
    • M 6
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#253e42 color description : Very dark desaturated cyan.

#253e42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #253e42 has RGB values of R:37, G:62, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.44, M:0.06, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 2440770.

Hex triplet 253e42 #253e42
RGB Decimal 37, 62, 66 rgb(37,62,66)
RGB Percent 14.5, 24.3, 25.9 rgb(14.5%,24.3%,25.9%)
CMYK 44, 6, 0, 74
HSL 188.3°, 28.2, 20.2 hsl(188.3,28.2%,20.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 188.3°, 43.9, 25.9
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 24.423, -8.389, -5.505
XYZ 3.469, 4.232, 5.788
xyY 0.257, 0.314, 4.232
CIE-LCH 24.423, 10.034, 213.273
CIE-LUV 24.423, -10.563, -5.269
Hunter-Lab 20.571, -5.901, -2.282
Binary 00100101, 00111110, 01000010

Color Schemes with #253e42

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Alternatives to #253e42

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#253e42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #253e42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#253e42;}
.background {background-color:#253e42;}
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Shades and Tints of #253e42

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, #020303 is the darkest color, while #f6f9fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #253e42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #313536 is the less saturated color, while #015866 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #253e42 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.

  • #373737 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #333839 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #434349 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #45424d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #30474d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #384146 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #394149 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2c4449 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population