Faux-May green (#379f40) color information

#379f40 is the hex color code that is a variation of "May green" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, May green (#379f40), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#379f40 Breakdown

#379f40 is made up of (55, 159, 64) in RGB colorspace and (65.41, 0.00, 59.75, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3645248 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #339933. White should be used ontop of #379f40 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #379f40. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #379f40 luma #117.01
Websafe hex #339933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(55, 159, 64) Adobe RGB (100.00, 157.00, 72.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(22%, 62%, 25%) Closest named color May green
rgba rgba(55.0, 159.0, 64.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -34.54, 23.32)
cmyk cmyk(65.41, 0.00, 59.75, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -48.92, 40.53)
hsv hsv(124.52, 47.62, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 63.53, 140.36)
hsb hsb(124.52, 64.52, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -44.48, 55.33)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-May green (#379f40)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #379f40 while the second is the "compliment" #9e3897.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-May green (#379f40)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #379f40 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e3897.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-May green (#379f40)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-May green (#379f40)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-May green (#379f40)

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.

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

Faux-May green (#379f40)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #379f40 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #379f40

When you combine pure black with this color, #379f40, darker shades are produced.

Faux-May green (#379f40)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #379f40 with gray

#379f40 in gradients

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 #379f40 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#379f40 → #9e3897
#379f40 → #73bb79
#379f40 → #ffffff
#379f40 → #389e71
#379f40 → #215f26
#379f40 → #649e38

How #379f40 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #379f40 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 #379f40 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#379f40 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#379f40might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-May green (#379f40)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#379f40. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#379f40 in programming

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.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #379f40
Java new Color(55, 159, 64);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 55, 159, 64);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:55 green:159 blue:64 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(55f, 159f, 64f);
Swift UIColor(red:55, green:159, blue:64, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $409f37
Python Color('#379f40')

Base Conversions of hex color #379f40

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #379f40. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3645248 while the individual RGB conversions are: 55, 159, 64.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110111 10011111 01000000
Hex 37 9f 40
Octal 67 237 100
Decimal 55 159 64

Icons incorporating the color #379f40

If you're considering using #379f40 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #379f40 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #379f40 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #379f40 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #379f40 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #379f40 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #379f40 background.
This text is hex color #379f40 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #379f40 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #379f40 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #379f40 and white (#ffffff) background.