#8e979e Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8e979e is composed of 55.7% red, 59.2% green and 62% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 10.1% cyan, 4.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 38% black. It has a hue angle of 206.3 degrees, a saturation of 7.6% and a lightness of 58.8%. #8e979e color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #1d2f3d. 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

#8e979e color description : Dark grayish blue.

#8e979e Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8e979e has RGB values of R:142, G:151, B:158 and CMYK values of C:0.1, M:0.04, Y:0, K:0.38. Its decimal value is 9344926.

Hex triplet 8e979e #8e979e
RGB Decimal 142, 151, 158 rgb(142,151,158)
RGB Percent 55.7, 59.2, 62 rgb(55.7%,59.2%,62%)
CMYK 10, 4, 0, 38
HSL 206.3°, 7.6, 58.8 hsl(206.3,7.6%,58.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 206.3°, 10.1, 62
Web Safe 999999 #999999
CIE-LAB 61.957, -1.783, -4.789
XYZ 28.392, 30.352, 36.709
xyY 0.297, 0.318, 30.352
CIE-LCH 61.957, 5.11, 249.583
CIE-LUV 61.957, -5.302, -6.685
Hunter-Lab 55.093, -4.422, -0.94
Binary 10001110, 10010111, 10011110

Color Schemes with #8e979e

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#8e979e Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8e979e

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8e979e;}
.background {background-color:#8e979e;}
.border {border:1px solid #8e979e;}

Shades and Tints of #8e979e

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, #030303 is the darkest color, while #f8f8f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8e979e

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8e979e is the less saturated color, while #2da3ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8e979e 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
  • #9b9aa1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a497a4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #949ba6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #9699a0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9c97a2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #929aa3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population