#686e74 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686e74 is composed of 40.8% red, 43.1% green and 45.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 10.3% cyan, 5.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 54.5% black. It has a hue angle of 210 degrees, a saturation of 5.5% and a lightness of 43.1%. #686e74 color hex could be obtained by blending #d0dce8 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 41
    • G 43
    • B 45
    RGB color chart
    • C 10
    • M 5
    • Y 0
    • K 55
    CMYK color chart

#686e74 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#686e74 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686e74 has RGB values of R:104, G:110, B:116 and CMYK values of C:0.1, M:0.05, Y:0, K:0.55. Its decimal value is 6844020.

Hex triplet 686e74 #686e74
RGB Decimal 104, 110, 116 rgb(104,110,116)
RGB Percent 40.8, 43.1, 45.5 rgb(40.8%,43.1%,45.5%)
CMYK 10, 5, 0, 55
HSL 210°, 5.5, 43.1 hsl(210,5.5%,43.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 210°, 10.3, 45.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 46.118, -0.973, -4.122
XYZ 14.437, 15.356, 18.725
xyY 0.298, 0.316, 15.356
CIE-LCH 46.118, 4.235, 256.716
CIE-LUV 46.118, -3.572, -5.466
Hunter-Lab 39.186, -2.815, -0.902
Binary 01101000, 01101110, 01110100

Color Schemes with #686e74

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Alternatives to #686e74

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#686e74 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686e74

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686e74;}
.background {background-color:#686e74;}
.border {border:1px solid #686e74;}

Shades and Tints of #686e74

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 #686e74

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686e74 is the less saturated color, while #026eda is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686e74 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.

  • #6d6d6d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6c6d6e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #75747a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7b717c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #70757d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #707178 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #747079 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6d727a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population