#256cb7 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #256cb7 is composed of 14.5% red, 42.4% green and 71.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 79.8% cyan, 41% magenta, 0% yellow and 28.2% black. It has a hue angle of 210.8 degrees, a saturation of 66.4% and a lightness of 43.1%. #256cb7 color hex could be obtained by blending #4ad8ff with #00006f. Closest websafe color is: #3366cc.

    • R 15
    • G 42
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 80
    • M 41
    • Y 0
    • K 28
    CMYK color chart

#256cb7 color description : Strong blue.

#256cb7 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #256cb7 has RGB values of R:37, G:108, B:183 and CMYK values of C:0.8, M:0.41, Y:0, K:0.28. Its decimal value is 2452663.

Hex triplet 256cb7 #256cb7
RGB Decimal 37, 108, 183 rgb(37,108,183)
RGB Percent 14.5, 42.4, 71.8 rgb(14.5%,42.4%,71.8%)
CMYK 80, 41, 0, 28
HSL 210.8°, 66.4, 43.1 hsl(210.8,66.4%,43.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 210.8°, 79.8, 71.8
Web Safe 3366cc #3366cc
CIE-LAB 44.992, 5.313, -45.809
XYZ 14.671, 14.536, 46.83
xyY 0.193, 0.191, 14.536
CIE-LCH 44.992, 46.116, 276.615
CIE-LUV 44.992, -23.745, -68.894
Hunter-Lab 38.126, 1.965, -46.136
Binary 00100101, 01101100, 10110111

Color Schemes with #256cb7

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Alternatives to #256cb7

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#256cb7 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #256cb7

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CSS codes
.text {color:#256cb7;}
.background {background-color:#256cb7;}
.border {border:1px solid #256cb7;}

Shades and Tints of #256cb7

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, #010204 is the darkest color, while #f2f7fc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #256cb7

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #696e73 is the less saturated color, while #036bd9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #256cb7 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.

  • #5f5f5f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #536271 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #516fb7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #3273ba Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #007d85 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #416eb7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2d70b9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0d7797 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population