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Hex #56adb5

#56adb5 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #56adb5 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#56adb5 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 86   G 173   B 181   copy to clipboard


H 185.05   S 0.39   L 0.52


C 37%   M 3%   Y 0%   K 29%
Usage of blue The color #56adb5 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#56adb5 Conversion and Usage

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

#56adb5 to RGB conversion

86% RED
173% GREEN
181% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(86, 173, 181); // for text color
background-color: rgb(86, 173, 181); // for background color

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#56adb5 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
37.25 % 3.14 % 0 % 29.02 %

#56adb5 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
185.053 0.39 0.52

CSS code: color: hsl(185.1, 39%, 52%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #56adb5

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 #56adb5

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #56adb5

This shows how text with the hex-color #56adb5 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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