#bb981b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bb981b is composed of 73.3% red, 59.6% green and 10.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 18.7% magenta, 85.6% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 46.9 degrees, a saturation of 74.8% and a lightness of 42%. #bb981b color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff36 with #773100. Closest websafe color is: #cc9933.

    • R 73
    • G 60
    • B 11
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 19
    • Y 86
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#bb981b color description : Strong yellow.

#bb981b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bb981b has RGB values of R:187, G:152, B:27 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.19, Y:0.86, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12294171.

Hex triplet bb981b #bb981b
RGB Decimal 187, 152, 27 rgb(187,152,27)
RGB Percent 73.3, 59.6, 10.6 rgb(73.3%,59.6%,10.6%)
CMYK 0, 19, 86, 27
HSL 46.9°, 74.8, 42 hsl(46.9,74.8%,42%)
HSV (or HSB) 46.9°, 85.6, 73.3
Web Safe cc9933 #cc9933
CIE-LAB 64.243, 1.669, 63.337
XYZ 31.92, 33.102, 5.745
xyY 0.451, 0.468, 33.102
CIE-LCH 64.243, 63.359, 88.49
CIE-LUV 64.243, 30.185, 64.822
Hunter-Lab 57.534, -1.653, 34.354
Binary 10111011, 10011000, 00011011

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#bb981b Preview

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Shades and Tints of #bb981b

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, #100d02 is the darkest color, while #fffefd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bb981b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #716e65 is the less saturated color, while #d4a602 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bb981b 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.

  • #949494 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9c957c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b4a127 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c89929 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c6939d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b69d23 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c39824 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c2946d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population