#3979b3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #3979b3 is composed of 22.4% red, 47.5% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 68.2% cyan, 32.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.8% black. It has a hue angle of 208.5 degrees, a saturation of 51.7% and a lightness of 46.3%. #3979b3 color hex could be obtained by blending #72f2ff with #000067. Closest websafe color is: #3366cc.

    • R 22
    • G 47
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 68
    • M 32
    • Y 0
    • K 30
    CMYK color chart

#3979b3 color description : Moderate blue.

#3979b3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #3979b3 has RGB values of R:57, G:121, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0.32, Y:0, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 3766707.

Hex triplet 3979b3 #3979b3
RGB Decimal 57, 121, 179 rgb(57,121,179)
RGB Percent 22.4, 47.5, 70.2 rgb(22.4%,47.5%,70.2%)
CMYK 68, 32, 0, 30
HSL 208.5°, 51.7, 46.3 hsl(208.5,51.7%,46.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 208.5°, 68.2, 70.2
Web Safe 3366cc #3366cc
CIE-LAB 49.25, -1.432, -36.698
XYZ 16.659, 17.798, 45.203
xyY 0.209, 0.223, 17.798
CIE-LCH 49.25, 36.726, 267.766
CIE-LUV 49.25, -24.899, -55.226
Hunter-Lab 42.188, -3.341, -33.996
Binary 00111001, 01111001, 10110011

Color Schemes with #3979b3

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Alternatives to #3979b3

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#3979b3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #3979b3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#3979b3;}
.background {background-color:#3979b3;}
.border {border:1px solid #3979b3;}

Shades and Tints of #3979b3

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, #000000 is the darkest color, while #f1f6fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #3979b3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6f767d is the less saturated color, while #037ce9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #3979b3 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.

  • #6c6c6c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #626f7a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #677ab2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5a7cb8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #218791 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5679b2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #4e7ab6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #29829d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population