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Hex #56a1cb

#56a1cb is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #56a1cb color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#56a1cb Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 86   G 161   B 203   copy to clipboard


H 201.54   S 0.53   L 0.57


C 46%   M 16%   Y 0%   K 20%
Usage of blue The color #56a1cb is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#56a1cb Conversion and Usage

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

#56a1cb to RGB conversion

86% RED
161% GREEN
203% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(86, 161, 203); // for text color
background-color: rgb(86, 161, 203); // for background color

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#56a1cb to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
45.88 % 16.47 % 0 % 20.39 %

#56a1cb to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
201.538 0.53 0.57

CSS code: color: hsl(201.5, 53%, 57%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #56a1cb

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 #56a1cb

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #56a1cb

This shows how text with the hex-color #56a1cb 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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