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Hex #8ca1aa

#8ca1aa is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8ca1aa color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#8ca1aa Conversion table

Category

blue (light blue)

HEX

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 RGB

R 140   G 161   B 170   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 198   S 0.15   L 0.61

 CMYK

C 12%   M 4%   Y 0%   K 33%
Usage of blue The color #8ca1aa is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8ca1aa Conversion and Usage

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

#8ca1aa to RGB conversion

Red140
140% RED
Green161
161% GREEN
Blue170
170% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(140, 161, 170); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(140, 161, 170); // for css background-color

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#8ca1aa to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
11.76 % 3.53 % 0 % 33.33 %

#8ca1aa to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
198 0.15 0.61

CSS code: color: hsl(198, 15%, 61%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8ca1aa

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 #8ca1aa

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #8ca1aa

This shows how text with the hex-color #8ca1aa 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 you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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