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#87cefa Color Hex (light sky blue)

Hex color #87cefa, RGB(135, 206, 250) - also known as light sky blue - code, conversions, schemes and color harmonies, as well as examples of use in HTML and CSS.

The hex color code #87cefa is a shade of blue-cyan. In a RGB color space it is composed of 52.94% red, 80.78% green and 98.04% blue. In HSL notation it has 203° hue, 92% saturation and 75.5% lightness. The process color (CMYK) is combination of 46% cyan, 17.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.96% key (black). The closest short hexadecimal code of #87cefa is #8cf.

Color information

  • #87cefa is a shade of blue-cyan.
  • Blue is dominant among the three primary colors (RGB).
  • CMYK color proportions:
    • Cyan: 46%
    • Magenta: 17.6%
    • Yellow: 0%
    • Key color - black: 1.96%
  • In the HSL model coordinates are:
    • Hue: 203° degrees
    • Saturation: 92%
    • Lightness: 75.5%
  • The values in the RGB color space are:
    • Red: 135 (52.94%)
    • Green: 206 (80.78%)
    • Blue: 250 (98.04%)


C: 46%, M: 17.6%, Y: 0%, K: 1.96%
R: 135, G: 206, B: 250
H: 203°, S: 92%, L: 75.5%

Color harmonies

#87cefa color HTML and CSS codes

Example CSS code:

.setFontColor { color: #87cefa; }
.setBackgroundColor { background-color: #87cefa; }

#87cefa text/font color

How to set font color?

<p style="color:#87cefa">Font color is #87cefa.</p>

Font color is #87cefa.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.
- Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore

#87cefa background color

How to set background color?

<div style="background-color:#87cefa">Background color is #87cefa.</div>

Background color is #87cefa.

Every person has their own colour.
- Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage