#42a4d2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a4d2 is composed of 25.9% red, 64.3% green and 82.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 68.6% cyan, 21.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 17.6% black. It has a hue angle of 199.2 degrees, a saturation of 61.5% and a lightness of 54.1%. #42a4d2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0049a5. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 82
    RGB color chart
    • C 69
    • M 22
    • Y 0
    • K 18
    CMYK color chart

#42a4d2 color description : Moderate blue.

#42a4d2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a4d2 has RGB values of R:66, G:164, B:210 and CMYK values of C:0.69, M:0.22, Y:0, K:0.18. Its decimal value is 4367570.

Hex triplet 42a4d2 #42a4d2
RGB Decimal 66, 164, 210 rgb(66,164,210)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.3, 82.4 rgb(25.9%,64.3%,82.4%)
CMYK 69, 22, 0, 18
HSL 199.2°, 61.5, 54.1 hsl(199.2,61.5%,54.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 199.2°, 68.6, 82.4
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 63.639, -13.973, -31.768
XYZ 27.152, 32.36, 65.784
xyY 0.217, 0.258, 32.36
CIE-LCH 63.639, 34.705, 246.257
CIE-LUV 63.639, -37.105, -48.054
Hunter-Lab 56.886, -14.351, -28.744
Binary 01000010, 10100100, 11010010

Color Schemes with #42a4d2

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Alternatives to #42a4d2

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#42a4d2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a4d2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a4d2;}
.background {background-color:#42a4d2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a4d2;}

Shades and Tints of #42a4d2

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, #000101 is the darkest color, while #f0f8fb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a4d2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #818d93 is the less saturated color, while #15b4ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a4d2 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.

  • #8c8c8c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7d919a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #919dcc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #899dd8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #35adba Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #749fce Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6fa0d6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3aaac2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population