#242c42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #242c42 is composed of 14.1% red, 17.3% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 45.5% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 224 degrees, a saturation of 29.4% and a lightness of 20%. #242c42 color hex could be obtained by blending #485884 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 14
    • G 17
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 45
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#242c42 color description : Very dark desaturated blue.

#242c42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #242c42 has RGB values of R:36, G:44, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.45, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 2370626.

Hex triplet 242c42 #242c42
RGB Decimal 36, 44, 66 rgb(36,44,66)
RGB Percent 14.1, 17.3, 25.9 rgb(14.1%,17.3%,25.9%)
CMYK 45, 33, 0, 74
HSL 224°, 29.4, 20 hsl(224,29.4%,20%)
HSV (or HSB) 224°, 45.5, 25.9
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 18.231, 3.327, -14.968
XYZ 2.611, 2.57, 5.512
xyY 0.244, 0.24, 2.57
CIE-LCH 18.231, 15.334, 282.532
CIE-LUV 18.231, -3.979, -15.992
Hunter-Lab 16.03, 1.025, -9.167
Binary 00100100, 00101100, 01000010

Color Schemes with #242c42

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Alternatives to #242c42

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#242c42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #242c42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#242c42;}
.background {background-color:#242c42;}
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Shades and Tints of #242c42

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 #242c42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #303136 is the less saturated color, while #011c65 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #242c42 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
  • #30364b Protanopia 1% of men
  • #2f364b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2b393d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #2b3248 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2b3248 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #28343f Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population