#c9c9c9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c9c9c9 is composed of 78.8% red, 78.8% green and 78.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 0% and a lightness of 78.8%. #c9c9c9 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #939393. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 79
    • G 79
    • B 79
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 0
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c9c9c9 color description : Light gray.

#c9c9c9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c9c9c9 has RGB values of R:201, G:201, B:201 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13224393.

Hex triplet c9c9c9 #c9c9c9
RGB Decimal 201, 201, 201 rgb(201,201,201)
RGB Percent 78.8, 78.8, 78.8 rgb(78.8%,78.8%,78.8%)
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 21
HSL 0°, 0, 78.8 hsl(0,0%,78.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 0, 78.8
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 80.965, -0, -0.007
XYZ 55.515, 58.408, 63.604
xyY 0.313, 0.329, 58.408
CIE-LCH 80.965, 0.007, 266.929
CIE-LUV 80.965, -0.005, -0.011
Hunter-Lab 76.425, -4.082, 4.154
Binary 11001001, 11001001, 11001001

Color Schemes with #c9c9c9

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#c9c9c9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #c9c9c9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#c9c9c9;}
.background {background-color:#c9c9c9;}
.border {border:1px solid #c9c9c9;}

Shades and Tints of #c9c9c9

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, #050505 is the darkest color, while #fafafa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c9c9c9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #c9c9c9 is the less saturated color, while #ff9393 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c9c9c9 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.

  • #c9c9c9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #c9c9c9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #cfcacb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ddc5cd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #cec9d8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #cccaca Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d6c7cb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ccc9d2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population