#c9b979 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c9b979 is composed of 78.8% red, 72.5% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 8% magenta, 39.8% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 48 degrees, a saturation of 42.6% and a lightness of 63.1%. #c9b979 color hex could be obtained by blending #fffff2 with #937300. Closest websafe color is: #cccc66.

    • R 79
    • G 73
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 8
    • Y 40
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c9b979 color description : Slightly desaturated yellow.

#c9b979 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c9b979 has RGB values of R:201, G:185, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.08, Y:0.4, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13220217.

Hex triplet c9b979 #c9b979
RGB Decimal 201, 185, 121 rgb(201,185,121)
RGB Percent 78.8, 72.5, 47.5 rgb(78.8%,72.5%,47.5%)
CMYK 0, 8, 40, 21
HSL 48°, 42.6, 63.1 hsl(48,42.6%,63.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 48°, 39.8, 78.8
Web Safe cccc66 #cccc66
CIE-LAB 75.137, -3.461, 34.527
XYZ 44.887, 48.497, 25.084
xyY 0.379, 0.409, 48.497
CIE-LCH 75.137, 34.7, 95.724
CIE-LUV 75.137, 13.669, 45.536
Hunter-Lab 69.64, -6.815, 27.391
Binary 11001001, 10111001, 01111001

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Alternatives to #c9b979

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#c9b979 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #c9b979

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CSS codes
.text {color:#c9b979;}
.background {background-color:#c9b979;}
.border {border:1px solid #c9b979;}

Shades and Tints of #c9b979

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, #060502 is the darkest color, while #fcfbf7 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c9b979

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a5a39d is the less saturated color, while #fcd746 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c9b979 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.

  • #b6b6b6 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #bab7aa Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #ccbc7f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e0b482 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #d3b4c1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #cbbb7d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d7b67e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #cfb6a6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population