#556b81 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556b81 is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 50.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 34.1% cyan, 17.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 49.4% black. It has a hue angle of 210 degrees, a saturation of 20.6% and a lightness of 42%. #556b81 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad6ff with #000003. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 51
    RGB color chart
    • C 34
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 49
    CMYK color chart

#556b81 color description : Mostly desaturated dark blue.

#556b81 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556b81 has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:129 and CMYK values of C:0.34, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.49. Its decimal value is 5598081.

Hex triplet 556b81 #556b81
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 129 rgb(85,107,129)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 50.6 rgb(33.3%,42%,50.6%)
CMYK 34, 17, 0, 49
HSL 210°, 20.6, 42 hsl(210,20.6%,42%)
HSV (or HSB) 210°, 34.1, 50.6
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 44.278, -2.43, -14.825
XYZ 12.966, 14.031, 22.793
xyY 0.26, 0.282, 14.031
CIE-LCH 44.278, 15.023, 260.692
CIE-LUV 44.278, -11.578, -20.485
Hunter-Lab 37.458, -3.767, -9.856
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 10000001

Color Schemes with #556b81

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Alternatives to #556b81

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#556b81 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556b81

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556b81;}
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Shades and Tints of #556b81

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, #07090b is the darkest color, while #fefefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556b81

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #656b71 is the less saturated color, while #036bd3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556b81 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.

  • #676767 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #63686c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b6f85 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6d6e89 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5a747d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #636d83 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #646d86 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #58717e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population