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Hex #6c8b99

#6c8b99 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #6c8b99 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#6c8b99 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 108   G 139   B 153   copy to clipboard


H 198.67   S 0.18   L 0.51


C 18%   M 5%   Y 0%   K 40%
Usage of blue The color #6c8b99 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#6c8b99 Conversion and Usage

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

#6c8b99 to RGB conversion

108% RED
139% GREEN
153% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(108, 139, 153); // for text color
background-color: rgb(108, 139, 153); // for background color

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#6c8b99 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
17.65 % 5.49 % 0 % 40 %

#6c8b99 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
198.667 0.18 0.51

CSS code: color: hsl(198.7, 18%, 51%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #6c8b99

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 #6c8b99

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #6c8b99

This shows how text with the hex-color #6c8b99 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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