#556b55 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556b55 is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 33.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 20.6% cyan, 0% magenta, 20.6% yellow and 58% black. It has a hue angle of 120 degrees, a saturation of 11.5% and a lightness of 37.6%. #556b55 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad6aa with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

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

#556b55 color description : Very dark grayish lime green.

#556b55 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556b55 has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:85 and CMYK values of C:0.21, M:0, Y:0.21, K:0.58. Its decimal value is 5598037.

Hex triplet 556b55 #556b55
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 85 rgb(85,107,85)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 33.3 rgb(33.3%,42%,33.3%)
CMYK 21, 0, 21, 58
HSL 120°, 11.5, 37.6 hsl(120,11.5%,37.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 120°, 20.6, 42
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 42.917, -12.953, 9.686
XYZ 10.643, 13.102, 10.562
xyY 0.31, 0.382, 13.102
CIE-LCH 42.917, 16.174, 143.213
CIE-LUV 42.917, -10.94, 14.136
Hunter-Lab 36.197, -10.859, 8.038
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 01010101

Color Schemes with #556b55

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Alternatives to #556b55

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#556b55 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556b55

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556b55;}
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Shades and Tints of #556b55

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, #070907 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556b55

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5c645c is the less saturated color, while #04bc04 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556b55 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.

  • #626262 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #5f645f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #736d5b Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7c6960 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #626f77 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #686c59 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6d6a5c Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #5d6d6a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population