#2a4242 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #2a4242 is composed of 16.5% red, 25.9% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 36.4% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 180 degrees, a saturation of 22.2% and a lightness of 21.2%. #2a4242 color hex could be obtained by blending #548484 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 16
    • G 26
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 36
    • M 0
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#2a4242 color description : Very dark desaturated cyan.

#2a4242 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #2a4242 has RGB values of R:42, G:66, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.36, M:0, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 2769474.

Hex triplet 2a4242 #2a4242
RGB Decimal 42, 66, 66 rgb(42,66,66)
RGB Percent 16.5, 25.9, 25.9 rgb(16.5%,25.9%,25.9%)
CMYK 36, 0, 0, 74
HSL 180°, 22.2, 21.2 hsl(180,22.2%,21.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 180°, 36.4, 25.9
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 26.104, -9.23, -2.97
XYZ 3.886, 4.782, 5.872
xyY 0.267, 0.329, 4.782
CIE-LCH 26.104, 9.697, 197.836
CIE-LUV 26.104, -10.556, -2.281
Hunter-Lab 21.867, -6.546, -0.614
Binary 00101010, 01000010, 01000010

Color Schemes with #2a4242

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Alternatives to #2a4242

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#2a4242 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #2a4242

This text has a font color of #2a4242.

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#2a4242 background color

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#2a4242 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#2a4242;}
.background {background-color:#2a4242;}
.border {border:1px solid #2a4242;}

Shades and Tints of #2a4242

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, #040606 is the darkest color, while #f9fbfb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #2a4242

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #323a3a is the less saturated color, while #006c6c is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #2a4242 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.

  • #3b3b3b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #383c3c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #484749 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #4b464d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #364b50 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #3d4546 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #3f4449 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #31474b Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population