#556b09 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556b09 is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 3.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 20.6% cyan, 0% magenta, 91.6% yellow and 58% black. It has a hue angle of 73.5 degrees, a saturation of 84.5% and a lightness of 22.7%. #556b09 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad612 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666600.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 4
    RGB color chart
    • C 21
    • M 0
    • Y 92
    • K 58
    CMYK color chart

#556b09 color description : Very dark yellow [Olive tone].

#556b09 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556b09 has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:9 and CMYK values of C:0.21, M:0, Y:0.92, K:0.58. Its decimal value is 5597961.

Hex triplet 556b09 #556b09
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 9 rgb(85,107,9)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 3.5 rgb(33.3%,42%,3.5%)
CMYK 21, 0, 92, 58
HSL 73.5°, 84.5, 22.7 hsl(73.5,84.5%,22.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 73.5°, 91.6, 42
Web Safe 666600 #666600
CIE-LAB 41.948, -21.43, 45.538
XYZ 9.053, 12.466, 2.188
xyY 0.382, 0.526, 12.466
CIE-LCH 41.948, 50.329, 115.201
CIE-LUV 41.948, -10.42, 46.58
Hunter-Lab 35.308, -16.019, 21.042
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 00001001

Color Schemes with #556b09

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Alternatives to #556b09

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#556b09 Preview

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Shades and Tints of #556b09

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, #0d1101 is the darkest color, while #fffffd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556b09

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #3c3e36 is the less saturated color, while #5a7400 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556b09 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.

  • #595959 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #585d49 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #786b13 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #85661f Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #686b72 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b6b0f Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #736717 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #616b4c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population