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Hex #bbc9db

#bbc9db is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #bbc9db color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#bbc9db Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 187   G 201   B 219   copy to clipboard


H 213.75   S 0.31   L 0.8


C 13%   M 7%   Y 0%   K 14%
Usage of blue The color #bbc9db is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#bbc9db Conversion and Usage

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

#bbc9db to RGB conversion

187% RED
201% GREEN
219% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(187, 201, 219); // for text color
background-color: rgb(187, 201, 219); // for background color

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#bbc9db to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
12.55 % 7.06 % 0 % 14.12 %

#bbc9db to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
213.75 0.31 0.8

CSS code: color: hsl(213.8, 31%, 80%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #bbc9db

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 #bbc9db

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #bbc9db

This shows how text with the hex-color #bbc9db 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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