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#253a5e Hex Color Code

#253a5e Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #253a5e is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #253a5e is comprised of 14.51% red, 22.75% green and 36.86% blue. In the HSL color space #253a5e has a hue of 218° (degrees), 44% saturation and 26% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.64 nm.

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#253a5e linear gradient to complementary #635d20

  1. #253a5e
  2. #363f55
  3. #43454c
  4. #4c4b42
  5. #555138
  6. #5c572d
  7. #635d20

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #1a3154
  2. #1e3457
  3. #21375b
  4. #253a5e
  5. #293d61
  6. #2c4065
  7. #304468

Tones

  1. #253a5e
  2. #2c3b59
  3. #323d55
  4. #373e50
  5. #3b3f4b
  6. #3f4147
  7. #424242

Tints and Shades

#253a5e to white

  1. #253a5e
  2. #495777
  3. #6c7691
  4. #8f96ab
  5. #b3b8c7
  6. #d9dbe3
  7. #ffffff

#253a5e to black

  1. #253a5e
  2. #21314e
  3. #1d283f
  4. #182030
  5. #131822
  6. #0c0e15
  7. #000000

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      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 4.0%
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    1. ★ Symphony Blue / 2060-10
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      ΔE = 2.008 / LRV ≈ 4.4%
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      ΔE = 2.311 / LRV ≈ 3.6%
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      #283b59
      ΔE = 2.060 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
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      ΔE = 2.284 / LRV ≈ 3.8%
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      ΔE = 2.324 / LRV ≈ 4.4%
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      #2f3e5d
      ΔE = 2.554 / LRV ≈ 4.8%
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      ΔE = 2.622 / LRV ≈ 5.1%
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      ΔE = 2.591 / LRV ≈ 3.7%
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#253a5e HTML / CSS Code Examples

#253a5e foreground

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="color: #253a5e">…</p>

#253a5e background

If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

Marc Chagall
<p style="background-color: #253a5e">…</p>

#253a5e shadow

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #253a5e">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2439774
Binary
00100101, 00111010, 01011110
Hexadecimal
#253a5e
LRV
≈ 4.2%
Closest short hex
#235 ΔE = 3.093
RGB
rgb(37, 58, 94)
RGBA
rgba(37, 58, 94, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.196, g: 0.307, b: 0.497
RYB
red: 0.145%, yellow: 0.205%, blue: 0.369%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14337442 / 0xff253a5e
HSL
hsl(218, 44%, 26%)
HSLA
hsla(218, 44%, 26%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 218° (217.895), saturation: 61% (0.606), value: 37% (0.369)
HSP
hue: 217.895, saturation: 60.638%, perceived brightness: 22.837%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.102, S: 64.895, L: 24.409
Cubehelix
H: -144.478, S: 0.491, L: 0.218
TSL
T: -2.016, S: 0.188, L: 0.219
CMYK
cyan: 61% (0.606), magenta: 38% (0.383), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 63% (0.631)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.855), magenta: 77% (0.773), yellow: 63% (0.631)
XYZ
X: 4.296, Y: 4.227, Z: 11.177
xyY
x: 0.218, y: 0.215, Y: 4.227
CIELab
L: 24.409, a: 3.926, b: -23.975
CIELuv
L: 24.409, u: -8.919, v: -29.361
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 24.409, C: 24.294, H: 279.299
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 24.409, C: 30.686, H: 253.102
Hunter-Lab
L: 20.560, a: 1.314, b: -17.839
CIECAM02
J: 17.175, C: 31.207, h: 255.030, Q: 81.651, M: 27.290, s: 57.812, H: 308.530
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.330, jaune: -4.205, green: 1.021
LMS
L: 3.149, M: 4.221, S: 11.062
YCbCr
Y: 63.953, Cb: 146.912, Cr: 116.225
YCgCo
Y: 61.750, Cg: -3.750, Co: -5.000
YDbDr
Y: 55.825, Db: 57.438, Dr: 35.805
YPbPr
Y: 56.119, Pb: 20.415, Pr: -12.156
xvYCC
Y: 64.196, Cb: 145.933, Cr: 117.322
YIQ
Y: 55.825, I: -24.076, Q: 6.760
YUV
Y: 55.825, U: 18.786, V: -16.515
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 2/6 ΔE = 2.903
Brand Color
HootSuite ΔE = 5.200

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