#556ba9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556ba9 is composed of 33.3% red, 42% green and 66.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 49.7% cyan, 36.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 33.7% black. It has a hue angle of 224.3 degrees, a saturation of 33.1% and a lightness of 49.8%. #556ba9 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad6ff with #000053. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 66
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    • C 50
    • M 37
    • Y 0
    • K 34
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#556ba9 color description : Dark moderate blue.

#556ba9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556ba9 has RGB values of R:85, G:107, B:169 and CMYK values of C:0.5, M:0.37, Y:0, K:0.34. Its decimal value is 5598121.

Hex triplet 556ba9 #556ba9
RGB Decimal 85, 107, 169 rgb(85,107,169)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42, 66.3 rgb(33.3%,42%,66.3%)
CMYK 50, 37, 0, 34
HSL 224.3°, 33.1, 49.8 hsl(224.3,33.1%,49.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 224.3°, 49.7, 66.3
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 46.057, 9.531, -35.811
XYZ 16.164, 15.311, 39.637
xyY 0.227, 0.215, 15.311
CIE-LCH 46.057, 37.058, 284.904
CIE-LUV 46.057, -12.317, -54.21
Hunter-Lab 39.129, 5.262, -32.671
Binary 01010101, 01101011, 10101001

Color Schemes with #556ba9

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Alternatives to #556ba9

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#556ba9 Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556ba9;}
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Shades and Tints of #556ba9

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, #06080c is the darkest color, while #fefeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556ba9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7e82 is the less saturated color, while #0746f7 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556ba9 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.

  • #6b6b6b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #676b77 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5d72ad Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5574ac Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4d7b84 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a6fab Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5571ab Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #507591 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population