#8e979d Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8e979d is composed of 55.7% red, 59.2% green and 61.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 9.6% cyan, 3.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 38.4% black. It has a hue angle of 204 degrees, a saturation of 7.1% and a lightness of 58.6%. #8e979d color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #1d2f3b. Closest websafe color is: #999999.

    • R 56
    • G 59
    • B 62
    RGB color chart
    • C 10
    • M 4
    • Y 0
    • K 38
    CMYK color chart

#8e979d color description : Dark grayish blue.

#8e979d Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8e979d has RGB values of R:142, G:151, B:157 and CMYK values of C:0.1, M:0.04, Y:0, K:0.38. Its decimal value is 9344925.

Hex triplet 8e979d #8e979d
RGB Decimal 142, 151, 157 rgb(142,151,157)
RGB Percent 55.7, 59.2, 61.6 rgb(55.7%,59.2%,61.6%)
CMYK 10, 4, 0, 38
HSL 204°, 7.1, 58.6 hsl(204,7.1%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 204°, 9.6, 61.6
Web Safe 999999 #999999
CIE-LAB 61.928, -1.993, -4.267
XYZ 28.307, 30.318, 36.257
xyY 0.298, 0.32, 30.318
CIE-LCH 61.928, 4.709, 244.964
CIE-LUV 61.928, -5.258, -5.879
Hunter-Lab 55.062, -4.594, -0.498
Binary 10001110, 10010111, 10011101

Color Schemes with #8e979d

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#8e979d Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8e979d

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8e979d;}
.background {background-color:#8e979d;}
.border {border:1px solid #8e979d;}

Shades and Tints of #8e979d

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, #020203 is the darkest color, while #f7f8f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8e979d

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8e979d is the less saturated color, while #2daafe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8e979d 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.

  • #959595 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #949597 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9b9aa0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a596a3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #949ba6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #96999f Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9c96a1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #9299a3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population