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Hex #5F9EBB

#5F9EBB is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #5F9EBB color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#5F9EBB Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 95   G 158   B 187   copy to clipboard


H 198.91   S 0.4   L 0.55


C 36%   M 11%   Y 0%   K 27%
Usage of blue The color #5F9EBB is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#5F9EBB Conversion and Usage

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

#5F9EBB to RGB conversion

95% RED
158% GREEN
187% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(95, 158, 187); // for text color
background-color: rgb(95, 158, 187); // for background color

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#5F9EBB to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
36.08 % 11.37 % 0 % 26.67 %

#5F9EBB to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
198.913 0.4 0.55

CSS code: color: hsl(198.9, 40%, 55%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #5F9EBB

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 #5F9EBB

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #5F9EBB

This shows how text with the hex-color #5F9EBB 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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