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#556ba5 Hex Color Code

#556ba5 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ba5 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ba5 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.96% green and 64.71% blue. In the HSL color space #556ba5 has a hue of 224° (degrees), 32% saturation and 49% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.54 nm.

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#556ba5 linear gradient to complementary #adaa4d

  1. #556ba5
  2. #6b7598
  3. #7d7f8b
  4. #8b897d
  5. #98946e
  6. #a39f5f
  7. #adaa4d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #405890
  2. #475e97
  3. #4e649e
  4. #556ba5
  5. #5c72ac
  6. #6378b4
  7. #6a7fbb

Tones

  1. #556ba5
  2. #5e6e9e
  3. #667198
  4. #6c7491
  5. #73778a
  6. #787a84
  7. #7d7d7d

Tints and Shades

#556ba5 to white

  1. #556ba5
  2. #7382b4
  3. #8f99c3
  4. #abb2d2
  5. #c7cbe1
  6. #e3e5f0
  7. #ffffff

#556ba5 to black

  1. #556ba5
  2. #485987
  3. #3a476b
  4. #2e3650
  5. #212636
  6. #15171e
  7. #000000

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  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-a3
      #536da7
      ΔE = 0.928 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. ★ 37-a4
      #4e679e
      ΔE = 2.158 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6371
      #576ea6
      ΔE = 1.241 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. ★ 6132
      #526da5
      ΔE = 1.309 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  3. Behr

    1. ★ Mischievous Mikena EBC-11
      #556a9f
      ΔE = 1.317 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. 610B-6 Stained Glass
      #5a6798
      ΔE = 2.650 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  4. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4218 Mauve Madness 69BB 17/324
      #506aa0
      ΔE = 1.670 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  5. Sikkens

    1. ★ V0.30.40
      #5c6fa8
      ΔE = 1.796 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  6. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 3040-R80B
      #4e67a5
      ΔE = 1.876 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  7. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 1.962 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  8. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Twinkle Night
      #53679c
      ΔE = 2.024 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Dazzle
      #4c6fa7
      ΔE = 2.696 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  9. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 2-37-6 Blue Spell
      #4c67a6
      ΔE = 2.078 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  10. Caparol

    1. ★ 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 2.110 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. ★ 2301
      #5c68a4
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  11. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 2.192 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. 57.21.24
      #4b6db0
      ΔE = 2.350 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  12. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 4040-R70B
      #576c9d
      ΔE = 2.253 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R70B
      #5c71b0
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 2.286 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  14. Duron

    1. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 2.301 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  15. Pantone / PMS

    1. 3590 U
      #606b9d
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. 3506 U
      #5671a9
      ΔE = 2.396 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  16. Disney

    1. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  17. Earthpaint

    1. 1-37-6 Prussian Blue
      #5070b0
      ΔE = 2.403 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. 2-37-5 Daydream Island
      #5670a4
      ΔE = 2.554 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  18. Dulux

    1. Mystic Mauve 1
      #5270a7
      ΔE = 2.427 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Martian Skies 3
      #526c9d
      ΔE = 2.763 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  19. Taubmans

    1. Sheer Delight / T08 24-4
      #5571af
      ΔE = 2.457 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Iris / T12 38.G6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.579 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  20. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.579 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  21. Resene

    1. Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 2.718 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  22. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Triumph / NP PB 1485 D
      #6071a7
      ΔE = 2.757 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Blue Planet / NP PB 1506 D
      #4d71ab
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  23. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  24. Berger

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  25. Scib Paints

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  26. CIL

    1. Express Blue
      #5c6f9f
      ΔE = 2.786 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Operafest
      #5c72a8
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  27. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #5272ac
      ΔE = 2.875 / LRV ≈ 16.8%

#556ba5 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ba5 foreground

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="color: #556ba5">…</p>

#556ba5 background

The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #556ba5">…</p>

#556ba5 shadow

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ba5">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598117
Binary
01010101, 01101011, 10100101
Hexadecimal
#556ba5
LRV
≈ 15.2%
Closest short hex
#569 ΔE = 2.621
RGB
rgb(85, 107, 165)
RGBA
rgba(85, 107, 165, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.238, g: 0.300, b: 0.462
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.401%, blue: 0.647%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179099 / 0xff556ba5
HSL
hsl(224, 32%, 49%)
HSLA
hsla(224, 32%, 49%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 224° (223.500), saturation: 48% (0.485), value: 65% (0.647)
HSP
hue: 223.500, saturation: 48.485%, perceived brightness: 42.931%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.473, S: 51.012, L: 45.856
Cubehelix
H: -138.296, S: 0.501, L: 0.419
TSL
T: -2.250, S: 0.136, L: 0.420
CMYK
cyan: 48% (0.485), magenta: 35% (0.352), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 35% (0.353)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 35% (0.353)
XYZ
X: 15.793, Y: 15.162, Z: 37.684
xyY
x: 0.230, y: 0.221, Y: 15.162
CIELab
L: 45.856, a: 8.264, b: -33.773
CIELuv
L: 45.856, u: -12.236, v: -50.863
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.856, C: 34.769, H: 283.750
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.856, C: 52.314, H: 256.473
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.939, a: 4.256, b: -30.123
CIECAM02
J: 35.037, C: 40.666, h: 260.793, Q: 116.620, M: 35.562, s: 55.221, H: 311.500
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.315, jaune: -5.946, green: 0.839
LMS
L: 11.967, M: 14.856, S: 37.312
YCbCr
Y: 107.943, Cb: 156.718, Cr: 114.224
YCgCo
Y: 116.000, Cg: -9.000, Co: 1.250
YDbDr
Y: 107.034, Db: 87.214, Dr: 41.912
YPbPr
Y: 106.490, Pb: 31.530, Pr: -13.668
xvYCC
Y: 107.456, Cb: 155.697, Cr: 115.994
YIQ
Y: 107.034, I: -31.739, Q: 13.394
YUV
Y: 107.034, U: 28.526, V: -19.331
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/10 ΔE = 2.456
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 4.207

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