#42a0ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a0ff is composed of 25.9% red, 62.7% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 37.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 210.2 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42a0ff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0041ff. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 63
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 37
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42a0ff color description : Light blue.

#42a0ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a0ff has RGB values of R:66, G:160, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.37, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4366591.

Hex triplet 42a0ff #42a0ff
RGB Decimal 66, 160, 255 rgb(66,160,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 62.7, 100 rgb(25.9%,62.7%,100%)
CMYK 74, 37, 0, 0
HSL 210.2°, 100, 62.9 hsl(210.2,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 210.2°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 64.578, 3.619, -55.051
XYZ 32.863, 33.517, 99.34
xyY 0.198, 0.202, 33.517
CIE-LCH 64.578, 55.169, 273.761
CIE-LUV 64.578, -33.71, -89.394
Hunter-Lab 57.894, 0.01, -61.209
Binary 01000010, 10100000, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42a0ff

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Alternatives to #42a0ff

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#42a0ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a0ff

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a0ff;}
.background {background-color:#42a0ff;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a0ff;}

Shades and Tints of #42a0ff

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, #000407 is the darkest color, while #f3f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a0ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a0a8 is the less saturated color, while #42a0ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a0ff 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.

  • #8f8f8f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8092a5 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7a9efa Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5ea2ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b1bd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #669ffb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #53a1ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18abd5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population