#cc0000 HTML Color [Boston University Red]

#cc0000 Color Information
Hex Color Code#cc0000
RGB Color Codergb(204, 0, 0)
HSL Color Codehsl(0, 100%, 40%)
CMYK0, 1, 1, 0.2
Color Group

Red

Complement

#00cccc

Color NameBoston University Red
RGB (Percent)80%, 0%, 0%
HSL (Decimal)0, 1, 0.4
TypeDark / Warm
How to Use

Text / Font Color:
color: #cc0000;

Example text using the color #cc0000.

Background Color:
background-color: #cc0000;

Border Color:
border-color: #cc0000;

Box Shadow Color:
box-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #cc0000;

Text Shadow Color:
text-shadow: 2px 2px 2px #cc0000;

Example text shadow using the color #cc0000.

#cc0000 Color Description

The #cc0000 HTML color code is made up of 204 Red, 0 Green, and 0 Blue. This color could be named as Boston University Red. This color's complement is #00cccc, which is the opposite on the color wheel. The hue is at 0 degrees, with a saturation value at 100 percent and a lightness value of 40 percent. Therefore, this color can be considered to be dark, and have warm color temperature. In the CMYK color model (used in the printing process), the composition is 0% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 20% key (black). Colors that look similar, to the #cc0000 color, may be found within the Red Color Codes Group.

Note: Color names are subjective, therefore, a single name could potentially represent a multitude of hex color values.

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