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Hex #40bde3

#40bde3 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #40bde3 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#40bde3 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 64   G 189   B 227   copy to clipboard


H 193.99   S 0.74   L 0.57


C 64%   M 15%   Y 0%   K 11%
Usage of blue The color #40bde3 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#40bde3 Conversion and Usage

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

#40bde3 to RGB conversion

64% RED
189% GREEN
227% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(64, 189, 227); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(64, 189, 227); // for css background-color

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#40bde3 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
63.92 % 14.9 % 0 % 10.98 %

#40bde3 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
193.988 0.74 0.57

CSS code: color: hsl(194, 74%, 57%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #40bde3

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 #40bde3

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #40bde3

This shows how text with the hex-color #40bde3 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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