#dc143c Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #dc143c (also known as Crimson) is composed of 86.3% red, 7.8% green and 23.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 90.9% magenta, 72.7% yellow and 13.7% black. It has a hue angle of 348 degrees, a saturation of 83.3% and a lightness of 47.1%. #dc143c color hex could be obtained by blending #ff2878 with #b90000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0033.

    • R 86
    • G 8
    • B 24
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 91
    • Y 73
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#dc143c color description : Vivid red.

#dc143c Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #dc143c has RGB values of R:220, G:20, B:60 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.91, Y:0.73, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 14423100.

Hex triplet dc143c #dc143c
RGB Decimal 220, 20, 60 rgb(220,20,60)
RGB Percent 86.3, 7.8, 23.5 rgb(86.3%,7.8%,23.5%)
CMYK 0, 91, 73, 14
HSL 348°, 83.3, 47.1 hsl(348,83.3%,47.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 348°, 90.9, 86.3
Web Safe cc0033 #cc0033
CIE-LAB 47.035, 70.919, 33.595
XYZ 30.583, 16.046, 5.762
xyY 0.584, 0.306, 16.046
CIE-LCH 47.035, 78.474, 25.347
CIE-LUV 47.035, 138.246, 19.648
Hunter-Lab 40.058, 66.177, 19.512
Binary 11011100, 00010100, 00111100

Color Schemes with #dc143c

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Alternatives to #dc143c

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#dc143c Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #dc143c

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CSS codes
.text {color:#dc143c;}
.background {background-color:#dc143c;}
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Shades and Tints of #dc143c

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, #040001 is the darkest color, while #fef1f4 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #dc143c

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #807073 is the less saturated color, while #ee0231 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #dc143c 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.

  • #545454 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6f474f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7e765e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #917138 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #dd2826 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #a05252 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #ac4f3a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #dc212e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population