#6c979e Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #6c979e is composed of 42.4% red, 59.2% green and 62% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 31.6% cyan, 4.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 38% black. It has a hue angle of 188.4 degrees, a saturation of 20.5% and a lightness of 52.2%. #6c979e color hex could be obtained by blending #d8ffff with #002f3d. Closest websafe color is: #669999.

    • R 42
    • G 59
    • B 62
    RGB color chart
    • C 32
    • M 4
    • Y 0
    • K 38
    CMYK color chart

#6c979e color description : Mostly desaturated dark cyan.

#6c979e Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #6c979e has RGB values of R:108, G:151, B:158 and CMYK values of C:0.32, M:0.04, Y:0, K:0.38. Its decimal value is 7116702.

Hex triplet 6c979e #6c979e
RGB Decimal 108, 151, 158 rgb(108,151,158)
RGB Percent 42.4, 59.2, 62 rgb(42.4%,59.2%,62%)
CMYK 32, 4, 0, 38
HSL 188.4°, 20.5, 52.2 hsl(188.4,20.5%,52.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 188.4°, 31.6, 62
Web Safe 669999 #669999
CIE-LAB 59.698, -12.816, -8.39
XYZ 23.421, 27.789, 36.476
xyY 0.267, 0.317, 27.789
CIE-LCH 59.698, 15.318, 213.21
CIE-LUV 59.698, -21.27, -10.356
Hunter-Lab 52.715, -12.946, -4.124
Binary 01101100, 10010111, 10011110

Color Schemes with #6c979e

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#6c979e Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #6c979e

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CSS codes
.text {color:#6c979e;}
.background {background-color:#6c979e;}
.border {border:1px solid #6c979e;}

Shades and Tints of #6c979e

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, #040607 is the darkest color, while #fafbfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #6c979e

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7f898b is the less saturated color, while #0edbfc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #6c979e 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.

  • #8b8b8b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #858d8f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #95949e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9b91a6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #749ba7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #86959e Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8993a3 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #719aa3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population