#42a4ce Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a4ce is composed of 25.9% red, 64.3% green and 80.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 68% cyan, 20.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 19.2% black. It has a hue angle of 198 degrees, a saturation of 58.8% and a lightness of 53.3%. #42a4ce color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00499d. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 81
    RGB color chart
    • C 68
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 19
    CMYK color chart

#42a4ce color description : Moderate blue.

#42a4ce Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a4ce has RGB values of R:66, G:164, B:206 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.19. Its decimal value is 4367566.

Hex triplet 42a4ce #42a4ce
RGB Decimal 66, 164, 206 rgb(66,164,206)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.3, 80.8 rgb(25.9%,64.3%,80.8%)
CMYK 68, 20, 0, 19
HSL 198°, 58.8, 53.3 hsl(198,58.8%,53.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 198°, 68, 80.8
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 63.478, -15.278, -29.796
XYZ 26.66, 32.163, 63.192
xyY 0.218, 0.264, 32.163
CIE-LCH 63.478, 33.484, 242.854
CIE-LUV 63.478, -37.308, -44.587
Hunter-Lab 56.713, -15.336, -26.365
Binary 01000010, 10100100, 11001110

Color Schemes with #42a4ce

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Alternatives to #42a4ce

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#42a4ce Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a4ce

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a4ce;}
.background {background-color:#42a4ce;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a4ce;}

Shades and Tints of #42a4ce

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, #030b0e is the darkest color, while #fdfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a4ce

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #828a8e is the less saturated color, while #14b6fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a4ce 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.

  • #8b8b8b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7c9098 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #929dc8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8c9dd5 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #39adb9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #759fca Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #719fd2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3ca9c1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population