#72bcd5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #72bcd5 is composed of 44.7% red, 73.7% green and 83.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 46.5% cyan, 11.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 16.5% black. It has a hue angle of 195.2 degrees, a saturation of 54.1% and a lightness of 64.1%. #72bcd5 color hex could be obtained by blending #e4ffff with #0079ab. Closest websafe color is: #66cccc.

    • R 45
    • G 74
    • B 84
    RGB color chart
    • C 46
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 16
    CMYK color chart

#72bcd5 color description : Slightly desaturated blue.

#72bcd5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #72bcd5 has RGB values of R:114, G:188, B:213 and CMYK values of C:0.46, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.16. Its decimal value is 7519445.

Hex triplet 72bcd5 #72bcd5
RGB Decimal 114, 188, 213 rgb(114,188,213)
RGB Percent 44.7, 73.7, 83.5 rgb(44.7%,73.7%,83.5%)
CMYK 46, 12, 0, 16
HSL 195.2°, 54.1, 64.1 hsl(195.2,54.1%,64.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.2°, 46.5, 83.5
Web Safe 66cccc #66cccc
CIE-LAB 72.459, -16.437, -19.737
XYZ 36.93, 44.346, 69.561
xyY 0.245, 0.294, 44.346
CIE-LCH 72.459, 25.685, 230.211
CIE-LUV 72.459, -33.584, -28.387
Hunter-Lab 66.593, -17.548, -15.318
Binary 01110010, 10111100, 11010101

Color Schemes with #72bcd5

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Alternatives to #72bcd5

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#72bcd5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #72bcd5

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Shades and Tints of #72bcd5

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, #03080a is the darkest color, while #fafdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #72bcd5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a3a4a4 is the less saturated color, while #4fcdf8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #72bcd5 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.

  • #a9a9a9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9eadb2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b0b4d0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b2b2dc Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #76c0ce Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #99b7d2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9ab5d9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #74bfd1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population