#556b8f Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556b8f is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 56.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 40.6% cyan, 25.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 43.9% black. It has a hue angle of 217.2 degrees, a saturation of 25.4% and a lightness of 44.7%. #556b8f color hex could be obtained by blending #aad6ff with #00001f. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 56
    RGB color chart
    • C 41
    • M 25
    • Y 0
    • K 44
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#556b8f color description : Mostly desaturated dark blue.

#556b8f Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556b8f has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:143 and CMYK values of C:0.41, M:0.25, Y:0, K:0.44. Its decimal value is 5598095.

Hex triplet 556b8f #556b8f
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 143 rgb(85,107,143)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 56.1 rgb(33.3%,42%,56.1%)
CMYK 41, 25, 0, 44
HSL 217.2°, 25.4, 44.7 hsl(217.2,25.4%,44.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 217.2°, 40.6, 56.1
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 44.842, 1.56, -22.335
XYZ 13.961, 14.429, 28.035
xyY 0.247, 0.256, 14.429
CIE-LCH 44.842, 22.389, 273.995
CIE-LUV 44.842, -11.822, -32.307
Hunter-Lab 37.986, -0.872, -17.167
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 10001111

Color Schemes with #556b8f

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Alternatives to #556b8f

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#556b8f Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556b8f

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556b8f;}
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Shades and Tints of #556b8f

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, #050608 is the darkest color, while #fafbfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556b8f

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6f7175 is the less saturated color, while #0658de is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556b8f 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.

  • #696969 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #656971 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #677093 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #667095 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #57767f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #606e91 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #606e93 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #567285 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population