#242b42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #242b42 is composed of 14.1% red, 16.9% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 45.5% cyan, 34.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 226 degrees, a saturation of 29.4% and a lightness of 20%. #242b42 color hex could be obtained by blending #485684 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 14
    • G 17
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 45
    • M 35
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#242b42 color description : Very dark desaturated blue.

#242b42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #242b42 has RGB values of R:36, G:43, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.45, M:0.35, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 2370370.

Hex triplet 242b42 #242b42
RGB Decimal 36, 43, 66 rgb(36,43,66)
RGB Percent 14.1, 16.9, 25.9 rgb(14.1%,16.9%,25.9%)
CMYK 45, 35, 0, 74
HSL 226°, 29.4, 20 hsl(226,29.4%,20%)
HSV (or HSB) 226°, 45.5, 25.9
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 17.901, 4.037, -15.482
XYZ 2.575, 2.496, 5.5
xyY 0.244, 0.236, 2.496
CIE-LCH 17.901, 16, 284.616
CIE-LUV 17.901, -3.635, -16.486
Hunter-Lab 15.799, 1.44, -9.581
Binary 00100100, 00101011, 01000010

Color Schemes with #242b42

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Alternatives to #242b42

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#242b42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #242b42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#242b42;}
.background {background-color:#242b42;}
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Shades and Tints of #242b42

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #010203 is the darkest color, while #f5f6f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #242b42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #303136 is the less saturated color, while #011865 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #242b42 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #2c2c2c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2a2c30 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #2f364b Protanopia 1% of men
  • #2e364b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2a393d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #2b3248 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2a3248 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #28333e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population