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Hex #21aad9

#21aad9 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #21aad9 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#21aad9 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 33   G 170   B 217   copy to clipboard


H 195.33   S 0.74   L 0.49


C 72%   M 18%   Y 0%   K 15%
Usage of blue The color #21aad9 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#21aad9 Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#21aad9 to RGB conversion

33% RED
170% GREEN
217% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(33, 170, 217); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(33, 170, 217); // for css background-color

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#21aad9 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
72.16 % 18.43 % 0 % 14.9 %

#21aad9 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
195.326 0.74 0.49

CSS code: color: hsl(195.3, 74%, 49%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #21aad9

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #21aad9

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #21aad9

This shows how text with the hex-color #21aad9 would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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