Color Christmas Blue aqua-blue (#2a8fbd):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Christmas Blue aqua-blue (#2a8fbd):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Christmas Blue is a color with a HTML hex code of #2a8fbd.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

highly saturated





high chroma

Color Information about Christmas Blue / #2a8fbd

The HTML HEX code is #2a8fbd. The corresponding color name is "Christmas Blue". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 42%, Green (G): 143%, Blue (B): 189%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 78%, Magenta (M): 24%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 26%. In the HSL color space, #2a8fbd has a hue of 199°, saturation of 64%, and lightness of 45%. The HSV representation is 199° for hue, 78% for saturation, and 74% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 56, a* (green to red) = -13, and b* (blue to yellow) = -32. The XYZ representation is X: 20, Y: 24, Z: 52. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.4629, U (chrominance) = 0.1369, and V (chrominance) = -0.2616.

The decimal value of the color is 2789309. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #3399CC. Variations of the colour are #6DBBDF for a 20% lighter version and #174F69 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #2a8fbd, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 35077 Kelvin (35077K).

The approximate wavelength of #2a8fbd is around 490.50nm.

HEX Code2a8fbd#2a8fbd
RGB Decimal Code42, 143, 189rgb(42, 143, 189)
CMYK78, 24, 0, 26/
HSL199°, 64%, 45%hsl(199°, 64%, 45%)
HSV199°, 78%, 74%/
CIE-LAB56, -13, -32/
XYZ 20, 24, 52/
YUV0.4629, 0.1369, -0.2616/
Decimal value2789309/
Web-Safe HEX3399CC#3399CC
Color Temperature (CT)35077 Kelvin (35077K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 490.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Christmas Blue (Hex: #2a8fbd): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #2a8fbd, also known as Christmas Blue, resembles the shade of a clear winter sky, evoking a crisp and refreshing feeling. It shares similarities with the tranquil waters of a tropical ocean or the vibrant feathers of a peacock. This color brings to mind the serenity of a pristine lake surrounded by lush greenery, or the vibrant hues of a blooming flower garden in full bloom. Its cool and calming tones make it a perfect choice for designs related to nature, travel, or relaxation.

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Tints and Shades of #2a8fbd HEX color (Christmas 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 #2a8fbd, 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
  • #CAE3EF
  • #95C7DE
  • #5FABCE
  • #2a8fbd
  • #206B8E
  • #15485F
  • #0B242F
  • #000000

Tones of Christmas Blue (#2a8fbd HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #2a8fbd, #4c89a5 is the less saturated color, while #2a8fbd is the most saturated one.

  • #4c89a5
  • #448bab
  • #3b8cb1
  • #338eb7
  • #2a8fbd
  • #363d40
  • #2a3236
  • #1e272b
  • #111c21

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #2a8fbd;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #2a8fbd; }

Text with hexadecimal color #2a8fbd

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Background Color with #2a8fbd

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#2a8fbd Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#2a8fbd Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#2a8fbd;}
.background {background-color:#2a8fbd;}
.border {border:1px solid #2a8fbd;}

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