#979ca8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #979ca8 is composed of 59.2% red, 61.2% green and 65.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 10.1% cyan, 7.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 34.1% black. It has a hue angle of 222.4 degrees, a saturation of 8.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #979ca8 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #2f3951. Closest websafe color is: #999999.

    • R 59
    • G 61
    • B 66
    RGB color chart
    • C 10
    • M 7
    • Y 0
    • K 34
    CMYK color chart

#979ca8 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#979ca8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #979ca8 has RGB values of R:151, G:156, B:168 and CMYK values of C:0.1, M:0.07, Y:0, K:0.34. Its decimal value is 9936040.

Hex triplet 979ca8 #979ca8
RGB Decimal 151, 156, 168 rgb(151,156,168)
RGB Percent 59.2, 61.2, 65.9 rgb(59.2%,61.2%,65.9%)
CMYK 10, 7, 0, 34
HSL 222.4°, 8.9, 62.5 hsl(222.4,8.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 222.4°, 10.1, 65.9
Web Safe 999999 #999999
CIE-LAB 64.309, 0.65, -6.867
XYZ 31.717, 33.183, 41.778
xyY 0.297, 0.311, 33.183
CIE-LCH 64.309, 6.898, 275.403
CIE-LUV 64.309, -3.416, -10.236
Hunter-Lab 57.605, -2.526, -2.676
Binary 10010111, 10011100, 10101000

Color Schemes with #979ca8

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Alternatives to #979ca8

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#979ca8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #979ca8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#979ca8;}
.background {background-color:#979ca8;}
.border {border:1px solid #979ca8;}

Shades and Tints of #979ca8

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 #979ca8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9e9fa1 is the less saturated color, while #467bf9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #979ca8 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.

  • #9c9c9c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9b9c9e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a0a0ab Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a99cad Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #9ca1ac Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #9c9eaa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a29cab Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #9a9faa Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population