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Hex #5f9f9c

#5f9f9c is a great light green shade for your next project. Scroll down for #5f9f9c color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#5f9f9c Conversion table


green (light green)


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R 95   G 159   B 156   copy to clipboard


H 177.19   S 0.25   L 0.5


C 25%   M 0%   Y 1%   K 38%
Usage of green The color #5f9f9c is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#5f9f9c Conversion and Usage

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

#5f9f9c to RGB conversion

95% RED
159% GREEN
156% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(95, 159, 156); // for text color
background-color: rgb(95, 159, 156); // for background color

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#5f9f9c to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
25.1 % 0 % 1.18 % 37.65 %

#5f9f9c to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
177.188 0.25 0.5

CSS code: color: hsl(177.2, 25%, 50%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #5f9f9c

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 #5f9f9c

Color Examples: This is a green Heading in #5f9f9c

This shows how text with the hex-color #5f9f9c 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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