#a8a9ad Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #a8a9ad is composed of 65.9% red, 66.3% green and 67.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 2.9% cyan, 2.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 32.2% black. It has a hue angle of 228 degrees, a saturation of 3% and a lightness of 66.9%. #a8a9ad color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #51535b. Closest websafe color is: #999999.

    • R 66
    • G 66
    • B 68
    RGB color chart
    • C 3
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 32
    CMYK color chart

#a8a9ad color description : Dark grayish blue.

#a8a9ad Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #a8a9ad has RGB values of R:168, G:169, B:173 and CMYK values of C:0.03, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.32. Its decimal value is 11053485.

Hex triplet a8a9ad #a8a9ad
RGB Decimal 168, 169, 173 rgb(168,169,173)
RGB Percent 65.9, 66.3, 67.8 rgb(65.9%,66.3%,67.8%)
CMYK 3, 2, 0, 32
HSL 228°, 3, 66.9 hsl(228,3%,66.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 228°, 2.9, 67.8
Web Safe 999999 #999999
CIE-LAB 69.268, 0.412, -2.186
XYZ 37.878, 39.718, 45.204
xyY 0.308, 0.323, 39.718
CIE-LCH 69.268, 2.224, 280.687
CIE-LUV 69.268, -0.794, -3.29
Hunter-Lab 63.022, -3.006, 1.589
Binary 10101000, 10101001, 10101101

Color Schemes with #a8a9ad

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Text with hexadecimal color #a8a9ad

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CSS codes
.text {color:#a8a9ad;}
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.border {border:1px solid #a8a9ad;}

Shades and Tints of #a8a9ad

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, #040404 is the darkest color, while #f9f9f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #a8a9ad

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a8a9ad is the less saturated color, while #5a7afb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #a8a9ad 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.

  • #a9a9a9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a9a9aa Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #afacb0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bba8b2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #adacb8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #acabaf Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #b4a8b0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ababb4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population