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Hex #9b9faa

#9b9faa is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #9b9faa color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#9b9faa Conversion table

Category

blue (light blue)

HEX

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 RGB

R 155   G 159   B 170   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 224   S 0.08   L 0.64

 CMYK

C 6%   M 4%   Y 0%   K 33%
Usage of blue The color #9b9faa is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#9b9faa Conversion and Usage

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

#9b9faa to RGB conversion

Red155
155% RED
Green159
159% GREEN
Blue170
170% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(155, 159, 170); // for text color
background-color: rgb(155, 159, 170); // for background color

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#9b9faa to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
5.88 % 4.31 % 0 % 33.33 %

#9b9faa to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
224 0.08 0.64

CSS code: color: hsl(224, 8%, 64%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #9b9faa

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 #9b9faa

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #9b9faa

This shows how text with the hex-color #9b9faa 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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