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Hex #afd8ff

#afd8ff is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #afd8ff color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#afd8ff Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 175   G 216   B 255   copy to clipboard


H 209.25   S 1   L 0.84


C 31%   M 15%   Y 0%   K 0%
Usage of blue The color #afd8ff is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#afd8ff Conversion and Usage

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

#afd8ff to RGB conversion

175% RED
216% GREEN
255% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(175, 216, 255); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(175, 216, 255); // for css background-color

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#afd8ff to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
31.37 % 15.29 % 0 % 0 %

#afd8ff to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
209.25 1 0.84

CSS code: color: hsl(209.3, 100%, 84%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #afd8ff

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 #afd8ff

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #afd8ff

This shows how text with the hex-color #afd8ff 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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