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A comprehensive guide to hex color #153233

About hex color #153233 - near-Medium jungle green

Hex color #153233 may be mistaken for "Medium jungle green". It's categorized as "green". When humans think of green in ads, they may think of some of the following attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, energy, and gardening and outdoors. The color typically isn't associated with travel. The Next Web, University of Oregon, and 6 others are using a color close to Medium jungle green in their branding. (Explore brands using Medium jungle green).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #153233 is created using 8.2% red, 19.6% green, and 20% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 58.8% cyan, 2% magenta, 0% yellow, and 80% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#153233 is made up of R: 21, G: 50, B: 51 in RGB colorspace and C: 58.82, M:1.96, Y:0, K:80 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1389107 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003333. Its closest named color is "Medium jungle green". White should be used ontop of #153233 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #153233. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #153233
Websafe hex #003333
rgb 21, 50, 51
rgb percent (%) 8.2%, 19.53%, 19.92%
rgba R: 21, G: 50, B: 51, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 58.82, M:1.96, Y:0, K:80
hsv 182, 41.67, 14.12
hsb 182, 58.82, 20
luma 41.392
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 37, 53, 54
Closest named color Medium jungle green
Hunter-Lab 16.37, -5.53, -2.35
CIE-L*ab 18.71, -10.5, -3.99
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 18.71, 11.23, 200.81
CIE-L*uv 18.71, -10.44, -2.96°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #153233. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #153233 and the second color is called the "compliment" #331615.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #153233 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #331615.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.



The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.



The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.



The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.


Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #153233 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #153233 with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #153233 with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #153233 with gray #808080.


A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #153233 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #153233 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #153233 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #153233 appears as #20312d when in northern sky daylight and as #06323d when in cool fluorescent.

Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #153233

#153233 might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Medium jungle green
Phthalo green
Charleston green
Dark gunmetal
Black leather jacket
MSU green
Sacramento State green

Furthest named colors to #153233

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #153233. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Baby powder
Ghost white

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #153233, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Mixcloud uses the color #1d2d3b


Wave Apps uses the color #1c2d37


The Next Web uses the color #26313b


ExecuCar uses the color #203143


Discord uses the color #2c2f33


University of Oregon uses the color #154733


Khan Academy uses the color #242f3a


Mapbox uses the color #28353d

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

HTML, CSS #153233
Java new Color(21, 50, 51)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 21, 50, 51);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.0824 green:0.1961 blue:0.2 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.0824f, 0.1961f, 0.2f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.0824, green:0.1961, blue:0.2, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $333215
Python Color('#153233')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #153233. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1389107 while the individual RGB conversions are: 21, 50, 51.


If you're considering using #153233 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #153233 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #153233 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #153233 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #153233 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #153233 background.

This text is hex color #153233 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #153233 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #153233 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #153233 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #153233.


The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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