#556aa2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556aa2 is composed of 33.3% red, 41.6% green and 63.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 47.5% cyan, 34.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 36.5% black. It has a hue angle of 223.6 degrees, a saturation of 31.2% and a lightness of 48.4%. #556aa2 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad4ff with #000045. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 64
    RGB color chart
    • C 48
    • M 35
    • Y 0
    • K 36
    CMYK color chart

#556aa2 color description : Dark moderate blue.

#556aa2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556aa2 has RGB values of R:85, G:106, B:162 and CMYK values of C:0.48, M:0.35, Y:0, K:0.36. Its decimal value is 5597858.

Hex triplet 556aa2 #556aa2
RGB Decimal 85, 106, 162 rgb(85,106,162)
RGB Percent 33.3, 41.6, 63.5 rgb(33.3%,41.6%,63.5%)
CMYK 48, 35, 0, 36
HSL 223.6°, 31.2, 48.4 hsl(223.6,31.2%,48.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 223.6°, 47.5, 63.5
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 45.424, 7.943, -32.691
XYZ 15.421, 14.847, 36.234
xyY 0.232, 0.223, 14.847
CIE-LCH 45.424, 33.642, 283.656
CIE-LUV 45.424, -11.808, -49.048
Hunter-Lab 38.532, 4.004, -28.781
Binary 01010101, 01101010, 10100010

Color Schemes with #556aa2

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Alternatives to #556aa2

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#556aa2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556aa2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556aa2;}
.background {background-color:#556aa2;}
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Shades and Tints of #556aa2

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, #040508 is the darkest color, while #fafafc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556aa2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b7b7c is the less saturated color, while #0947ee is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556aa2 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.

  • #6a6a6a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #666a75 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5f71a6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5972a6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #507982 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5b6ea4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #576fa4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #52738d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population