#538cb2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #538cb2 is composed of 32.5% red, 54.9% green and 69.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 53.4% cyan, 21.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 30.2% black. It has a hue angle of 204 degrees, a saturation of 38.2% and a lightness of 51.2%. #538cb2 color hex could be obtained by blending #a6ffff with #001965. Closest websafe color is: #669999.

    • R 33
    • G 55
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 53
    • M 21
    • Y 0
    • K 30
    CMYK color chart

#538cb2 color description : Dark moderate blue.

#538cb2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #538cb2 has RGB values of R:83, G:140, B:178 and CMYK values of C:0.53, M:0.21, Y:0, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 5475506.

Hex triplet 538cb2 #538cb2
RGB Decimal 83, 140, 178 rgb(83,140,178)
RGB Percent 32.5, 54.9, 69.8 rgb(32.5%,54.9%,69.8%)
CMYK 53, 21, 0, 30
HSL 204°, 38.2, 51.2 hsl(204,38.2%,51.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 204°, 53.4, 69.8
Web Safe 669999 #669999
CIE-LAB 55.895, -7.722, -25.685
XYZ 20.979, 23.808, 45.607
xyY 0.232, 0.263, 23.808
CIE-LCH 55.895, 26.82, 253.268
CIE-LUV 55.895, -25.338, -37.937
Hunter-Lab 48.794, -8.641, -21.262
Binary 01010011, 10001100, 10110010

Color Schemes with #538cb2

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Alternatives to #538cb2

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#538cb2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #538cb2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#538cb2;}
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Shades and Tints of #538cb2

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, #020304 is the darkest color, while #f6f9fb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #538cb2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #79848c is the less saturated color, while #069bff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #538cb2 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.

  • #7f7f7f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #768289 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #818ab1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7e8ab8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5295a0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #708bb1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6e8bb6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #5292a7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population