Color Oxford Blue aqua-blue (#002147):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Oxford Blue aqua-blue (#002147):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Oxford Blue is a color with a HTML hex code of #002147.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

highly saturated





medium chroma

Color Information about Oxford Blue / #002147

The HTML HEX code is #002147. The corresponding color name is "Oxford Blue". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 0%, Green (G): 33%, Blue (B): 71%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 100%, Magenta (M): 54%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 72%. In the HSL color space, #002147 has a hue of 212°, saturation of 100%, and lightness of 14%. The HSV representation is 212° for hue, 100% for saturation, and 28% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 13, a* (green to red) = 6, and b* (blue to yellow) = -27. The XYZ representation is X: 2, Y: 2, Z: 6. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.1077, U (chrominance) = 0.0840, and V (chrominance) = -0.0945.

The decimal value of the color is 8519. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #003333. Variations of the colour are #0051AD for a 20% lighter version and #000000 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #002147, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be -25666 Kelvin (-25666K).

The approximate wavelength of #002147 is around 484.00nm.

HEX Code002147#002147
RGB Decimal Code0, 33, 71rgb(0, 33, 71)
CMYK100, 54, 0, 72/
HSL212°, 100%, 14%hsl(212°, 100%, 14%)
HSV212°, 100%, 28%/
CIE-LAB13, 6, -27/
XYZ 2, 2, 6/
YUV0.1077, 0.0840, -0.0945/
Decimal value8519/
Web-Safe HEX003333#003333
Color Temperature (CT)-25666 Kelvin (-25666K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 484.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Oxford Blue (Hex: #002147): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

Oxford Blue (#002147) is a deep navy color reminiscent of the mysterious depths of the ocean at dusk. Its hue exudes a sense of calmness and tranquility, much like the stillness of a serene lake surrounded by lush forests. This rich color evokes the powerful presence of a stormy sky, with dark clouds on the horizon. In nature, Oxford Blue can be found in the dense petals of the midnight-blue iris flowers, or in the striking plumage of certain species of birds, such as the indigo bunting and the blue jay.

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Tints and Shades of #002147 HEX color (Oxford Blue)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #002147, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #BFC8D1
  • #8090A3
  • #405975
  • #002147
  • #001935
  • #001124
  • #000812
  • #000000

Tones of Oxford Blue (#002147 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #002147, #33475e is the less saturated color, while #002147 is the most saturated one.

  • #33475e
  • #263e58
  • #1a3452
  • #0d2b4d
  • #002147
  • #333333
  • #262626
  • #1a1a1a
  • #0d0d0d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #002147;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #002147.

CSS color code example

p { color: #002147; }

Text with hexadecimal color #002147

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Background Color with #002147

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Border Color with #002147

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#002147 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#002147 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

This is a example of text with color #002147 on black background.

CSS codes examples

.text {color:#002147;}
.background {background-color:#002147;}
.border {border:1px solid #002147;}

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