#48a3af Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #48a3af is composed of 28.2% red, 63.9% green and 68.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 58.9% cyan, 6.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 31.4% black. It has a hue angle of 187 degrees, a saturation of 41.7% and a lightness of 48.4%. #48a3af color hex could be obtained by blending #90ffff with #00475f. Closest websafe color is: #339999.

    • R 28
    • G 64
    • B 69
    RGB color chart
    • C 59
    • M 7
    • Y 0
    • K 31
    CMYK color chart

#48a3af color description : Dark moderate cyan.

#48a3af Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #48a3af has RGB values of R:72, G:163, B:175 and CMYK values of C:0.59, M:0.07, Y:0, K:0.31. Its decimal value is 4760495.

Hex triplet 48a3af #48a3af
RGB Decimal 72, 163, 175 rgb(72,163,175)
RGB Percent 28.2, 63.9, 68.6 rgb(28.2%,63.9%,68.6%)
CMYK 59, 7, 0, 31
HSL 187°, 41.7, 48.4 hsl(187,41.7%,48.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 187°, 58.9, 68.6
Web Safe 339999 #339999
CIE-LAB 62.224, -23.33, -14.365
XYZ 23.505, 30.665, 45.235
xyY 0.236, 0.308, 30.665
CIE-LCH 62.224, 27.398, 211.622
CIE-LUV 62.224, -37.206, -18.292
Hunter-Lab 55.376, -21.142, -9.669
Binary 01001000, 10100011, 10101111

Color Schemes with #48a3af

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#48a3af Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #48a3af

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Shades and Tints of #48a3af

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, #030808 is the darkest color, while #f9fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #48a3af

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #787f80 is the less saturated color, while #05d6f2 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #48a3af 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.

  • #898989 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7c8e91 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #999aab Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9b98b8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #51a7b3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7b9dac Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7c9cb5 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4ea5b2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population