#55556b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #55556b is composed of 33.3% red, 33.3% green and 42% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 20.6% cyan, 20.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 58% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 11.5% and a lightness of 37.6%. #55556b color hex could be obtained by blending #aaaad6 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 33
    • G 33
    • B 42
    RGB color chart
    • C 21
    • M 21
    • Y 0
    • K 58
    CMYK color chart

#55556b color description : Very dark grayish blue.

#55556b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #55556b has RGB values of R:85, G:85, B:107 and CMYK values of C:0.21, M:0.21, Y:0, K:0.58. Its decimal value is 5592427.

Hex triplet 55556b #55556b
RGB Decimal 85, 85, 107 rgb(85,85,107)
RGB Percent 33.3, 33.3, 42 rgb(33.3%,33.3%,42%)
CMYK 21, 21, 0, 58
HSL 240°, 11.5, 37.6 hsl(240,11.5%,37.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 20.6, 42
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 36.911, 5.178, -12.599
XYZ 9.648, 9.49, 15.233
xyY 0.281, 0.276, 9.49
CIE-LCH 36.911, 13.622, 292.342
CIE-LUV 36.911, -1.259, -17.424
Hunter-Lab 30.805, 1.996, -7.754
Binary 01010101, 01010101, 01101011

Color Schemes with #55556b

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Alternatives to #55556b

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#55556b Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#55556b;}
.background {background-color:#55556b;}
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Shades and Tints of #55556b

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, #070709 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #55556b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5c5c64 is the less saturated color, while #0404bc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #55556b 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.

  • #585858 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #57575c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a5e73 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5e5d72 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5b6066 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #585b70 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5a5a6f Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #585c68 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population