#686e79 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686e79 is composed of 40.8% red, 43.1% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 14% cyan, 9.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 52.5% black. It has a hue angle of 218.8 degrees, a saturation of 7.6% and a lightness of 44.1%. #686e79 color hex could be obtained by blending #d0dcf2 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 41
    • G 43
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 14
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 53
    CMYK color chart

#686e79 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#686e79 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686e79 has RGB values of R:104, G:110, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0.14, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.53. Its decimal value is 6844025.

Hex triplet 686e79 #686e79
RGB Decimal 104, 110, 121 rgb(104,110,121)
RGB Percent 40.8, 43.1, 47.5 rgb(40.8%,43.1%,47.5%)
CMYK 14, 9, 0, 53
HSL 218.8°, 7.6, 44.1 hsl(218.8,7.6%,44.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 218.8°, 14, 47.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 46.278, 0.162, -6.876
XYZ 14.735, 15.475, 20.299
xyY 0.292, 0.306, 15.475
CIE-LCH 46.278, 6.878, 271.348
CIE-LUV 46.278, -3.804, -9.497
Hunter-Lab 39.339, -1.98, -3.057
Binary 01101000, 01101110, 01111001

Color Schemes with #686e79

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Alternatives to #686e79

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#686e79 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686e79

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686e79;}
.background {background-color:#686e79;}
.border {border:1px solid #686e79;}

Shades and Tints of #686e79

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, #040505 is the darkest color, while #f9fafa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #686e79

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686e79 is the less saturated color, while #004fe1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686e79 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
  • #6c6d6f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #74747f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7a7281 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6f757e Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6f727d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #73707e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6c727c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population