#979cb5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #979cb5 is composed of 59.2% red, 61.2% green and 71% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 16.6% cyan, 13.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 29% black. It has a hue angle of 230 degrees, a saturation of 16.9% and a lightness of 65.1%. #979cb5 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #2f396b. Closest websafe color is: #9999cc.

    • R 59
    • G 61
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 17
    • M 14
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#979cb5 color description : Grayish blue.

#979cb5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #979cb5 has RGB values of R:151, G:156, B:181 and CMYK values of C:0.17, M:0.14, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 9936053.

Hex triplet 979cb5 #979cb5
RGB Decimal 151, 156, 181 rgb(151,156,181)
RGB Percent 59.2, 61.2, 71 rgb(59.2%,61.2%,71%)
CMYK 17, 14, 0, 29
HSL 230°, 16.9, 65.1 hsl(230,16.9%,65.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 230°, 16.6, 71
Web Safe 9999cc #9999cc
CIE-LAB 64.717, 3.466, -13.551
XYZ 32.99, 33.692, 48.479
xyY 0.286, 0.293, 33.692
CIE-LCH 64.717, 13.987, 284.345
CIE-LUV 64.717, -4.091, -20.944
Hunter-Lab 58.045, -0.128, -8.887
Binary 10010111, 10011100, 10110101

Color Schemes with #979cb5

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Alternatives to #979cb5

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#979cb5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #979cb5

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CSS codes
.text {color:#979cb5;}
.background {background-color:#979cb5;}
.border {border:1px solid #979cb5;}

Shades and Tints of #979cb5

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, #08080b is the darkest color, while #fefefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #979cb5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a5a5a7 is the less saturated color, while #536ef9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #979cb5 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.

  • #9d9d9d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9c9da2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9da0b8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a59eb9 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #9aa2ae Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #9b9fb7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a09db8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #99a0b0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population