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Hex #48b5f0

#48b5f0 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #48b5f0 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#48b5f0 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 72   G 181   B 240   copy to clipboard


H 201.07   S 0.85   L 0.61


C 66%   M 23%   Y 0%   K 6%
Usage of blue The color #48b5f0 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#48b5f0 Conversion and Usage

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

#48b5f0 to RGB conversion

72% RED
181% GREEN
240% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(72, 181, 240); // for text color
background-color: rgb(72, 181, 240); // for background color

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#48b5f0 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
65.88 % 23.14 % 0 % 5.88 %

#48b5f0 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
201.071 0.85 0.61

CSS code: color: hsl(201.1, 85%, 61%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #48b5f0

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 #48b5f0

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #48b5f0

This shows how text with the hex-color #48b5f0 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 youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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