#242e42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #242e42 is composed of 14.1% red, 18% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 45.5% cyan, 30.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 220 degrees, a saturation of 29.4% and a lightness of 20%. #242e42 color hex could be obtained by blending #485c84 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 14
    • G 18
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 45
    • M 30
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#242e42 color description : Very dark desaturated blue.

#242e42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #242e42 has RGB values of R:36, G:46, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.45, M:0.3, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 2371138.

Hex triplet 242e42 #242e42
RGB Decimal 36, 46, 66 rgb(36,46,66)
RGB Percent 14.1, 18, 25.9 rgb(14.1%,18%,25.9%)
CMYK 45, 30, 0, 74
HSL 220°, 29.4, 20 hsl(220,29.4%,20%)
HSV (or HSB) 220°, 45.5, 25.9
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 18.896, 1.918, -13.936
XYZ 2.688, 2.722, 5.538
xyY 0.246, 0.249, 2.722
CIE-LCH 18.896, 14.067, 277.835
CIE-LUV 18.896, -4.683, -14.962
Hunter-Lab 16.499, 0.203, -8.35
Binary 00100100, 00101110, 01000010

Color Schemes with #242e42

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Alternatives to #242e42

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#242e42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #242e42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#242e42;}
.background {background-color:#242e42;}
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Shades and Tints of #242e42

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 #242e42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #303236 is the less saturated color, while #012265 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #242e42 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.

  • #2d2d2d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2b2d31 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #32384b Protanopia 1% of men
  • #32384c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2b3b3f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #2d3447 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2d3448 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #283640 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population