#979eb3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #979eb3 is composed of 59.2% red, 62% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 15.6% cyan, 11.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.8% black. It has a hue angle of 225 degrees, a saturation of 15.6% and a lightness of 64.7%. #979eb3 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #2f3d67. Closest websafe color is: #9999cc.

    • R 59
    • G 62
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 16
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 30
    CMYK color chart

#979eb3 color description : Grayish blue.

#979eb3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #979eb3 has RGB values of R:151, G:158, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0.16, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 9936563.

Hex triplet 979eb3 #979eb3
RGB Decimal 151, 158, 179 rgb(151,158,179)
RGB Percent 59.2, 62, 70.2 rgb(59.2%,62%,70.2%)
CMYK 16, 12, 0, 30
HSL 225°, 15.6, 64.7 hsl(225,15.6%,64.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 225°, 15.6, 70.2
Web Safe 9999cc #9999cc
CIE-LAB 65.19, 1.906, -11.721
XYZ 33.124, 34.287, 47.518
xyY 0.288, 0.298, 34.287
CIE-LCH 65.19, 11.875, 279.235
CIE-LUV 65.19, -4.925, -17.884
Hunter-Lab 58.555, -1.496, -7.126
Binary 10010111, 10011110, 10110011

Color Schemes with #979eb3

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Alternatives to #979eb3

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#979eb3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #979eb3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#979eb3;}
.background {background-color:#979eb3;}
.border {border:1px solid #979eb3;}

Shades and Tints of #979eb3

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, #070709 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #979eb3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a5a5a5 is the less saturated color, while #527bf8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #979eb3 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.

  • #9e9e9e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9d9ea2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9fa2b6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a89fb8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #9aa4b0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #9ca0b5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a19eb6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #99a1b1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population