#e6a600 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #e6a600 is composed of 90.2% red, 65.1% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 27.8% magenta, 100% yellow and 9.8% black. It has a hue angle of 43.3 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 45.1%. #e6a600 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #cd4d00. Closest websafe color is: #ff9900.

    • R 90
    • G 65
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 28
    • Y 100
    • K 10
    CMYK color chart

#e6a600 color description : Pure (or mostly pure) orange.

#e6a600 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #e6a600 has RGB values of R:230, G:166, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.28, Y:1, K:0.1. Its decimal value is 15115776.

Hex triplet e6a600 #e6a600
RGB Decimal 230, 166, 0 rgb(230,166,0)
RGB Percent 90.2, 65.1, 0 rgb(90.2%,65.1%,0%)
CMYK 0, 28, 100, 10
HSL 43.3°, 100, 45.1 hsl(43.3,100%,45.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 43.3°, 100, 90.2
Web Safe ff9900 #ff9900
CIE-LAB 72.294, 12.753, 75.808
XYZ 46.27, 44.098, 6.075
xyY 0.48, 0.457, 44.098
CIE-LCH 72.294, 76.874, 80.451
CIE-LUV 72.294, 53.668, 73.644
Hunter-Lab 66.407, 8.163, 41.061
Binary 11100110, 10100110, 00000000

Color Schemes with #e6a600

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Alternatives to #e6a600

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#e6a600 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #e6a600

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CSS codes
.text {color:#e6a600;}
.background {background-color:#e6a600;}
.border {border:1px solid #e6a600;}

Shades and Tints of #e6a600

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, #0e0a00 is the darkest color, while #fffefa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #e6a600

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c776a is the less saturated color, while #e6a600 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #e6a600 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.

  • #a6a6a6 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b3a685 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #cbb510 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e2ac00 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #ef9faa Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #d5b00a Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #e4aa00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #eba16c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population