#686b74 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686b74 is composed of 40.8% red, 42% green and 45.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 10.3% cyan, 7.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 54.5% black. It has a hue angle of 225 degrees, a saturation of 5.5% and a lightness of 43.1%. #686b74 color hex could be obtained by blending #d0d6e8 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 41
    • G 42
    • B 45
    RGB color chart
    • C 10
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 55
    CMYK color chart

#686b74 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#686b74 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686b74 has RGB values of R:104, G:107, B:116 and CMYK values of C:0.1, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.55. Its decimal value is 6843252.

Hex triplet 686b74 #686b74
RGB Decimal 104, 107, 116 rgb(104,107,116)
RGB Percent 40.8, 42, 45.5 rgb(40.8%,42%,45.5%)
CMYK 10, 8, 0, 55
HSL 225°, 5.5, 43.1 hsl(225,5.5%,43.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 225°, 10.3, 45.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 45.247, 0.804, -5.412
XYZ 14.118, 14.719, 18.619
xyY 0.297, 0.31, 14.719
CIE-LCH 45.247, 5.471, 278.445
CIE-LUV 45.247, -2.127, -7.49
Hunter-Lab 38.366, -1.453, -1.918
Binary 01101000, 01101011, 01110100

Color Schemes with #686b74

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Alternatives to #686b74

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#686b74 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686b74

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686b74;}
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Shades and Tints of #686b74

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, #020202 is the darkest color, while #f7f7f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #686b74

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686b74 is the less saturated color, while #0238da is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686b74 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
  • #6a6b6d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #72727a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #786f7c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6f727a Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6e6f78 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #726e79 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6c6f78 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population