#556b6b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556b6b is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 42% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 20.6% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 58% black. It has a hue angle of 180 degrees, a saturation of 11.5% and a lightness of 37.6%. #556b6b color hex could be obtained by blending #aad6d6 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

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

#556b6b color description : Very dark grayish cyan.

#556b6b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556b6b has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:107 and CMYK values of C:0.21, M:0, Y:0, K:0.58. Its decimal value is 5598059.

Hex triplet 556b6b #556b6b
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 107 rgb(85,107,107)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 42 rgb(33.3%,42%,42%)
CMYK 21, 0, 0, 58
HSL 180°, 11.5, 37.6 hsl(180,11.5%,37.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 180°, 20.6, 42
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 43.519, -8.125, -2.706
XYZ 11.657, 13.508, 15.902
xyY 0.284, 0.329, 13.508
CIE-LCH 43.519, 8.564, 198.419
CIE-LUV 43.519, -11.233, -2.429
Hunter-Lab 36.753, -7.702, 0.074
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 01101011

Color Schemes with #556b6b

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Alternatives to #556b6b

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#556b6b Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556b6b

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556b6b;}
.background {background-color:#556b6b;}
.border {border:1px solid #556b6b;}

Shades and Tints of #556b6b

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, #070909 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556b6b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5c6464 is the less saturated color, while #04bcbc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556b6b 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.

  • #646464 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #616565 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #706e70 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #756b75 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5f7179 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #666d6e Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #696b71 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #5b6f74 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population