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Hex #a5a916

#a5a916 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a5a916 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a5a916 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 165   G 169   B 22   copy to clipboard


H 61.63   S 0.77   L 0.37


C 2%   M 0%   Y 58%   K 34%
Usage of yellow The color #a5a916 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a5a916 Conversion and Usage

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

#a5a916 to RGB conversion

165% RED
169% GREEN
22% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(165, 169, 22); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(165, 169, 22); // for css background-color

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#a5a916 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
1.57 % 0 % 57.65 % 33.73 %

#a5a916 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
61.633 0.77 0.37

CSS code: color: hsl(61.6, 77%, 37%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a5a916

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 #a5a916

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #a5a916

This shows how text with the hex-color #a5a916 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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