#42a5dd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a5dd is composed of 25.9% red, 64.7% green and 86.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70.1% cyan, 25.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 13.3% black. It has a hue angle of 201.7 degrees, a saturation of 69.5% and a lightness of 56.3%. #42a5dd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004bbb. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 87
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 25
    • Y 0
    • K 13
    CMYK color chart

#42a5dd color description : Bright blue.

#42a5dd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a5dd has RGB values of R:66, G:165, B:221 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.25, Y:0, K:0.13. Its decimal value is 4367837.

Hex triplet 42a5dd #42a5dd
RGB Decimal 66, 165, 221 rgb(66,165,221)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.7, 86.7 rgb(25.9%,64.7%,86.7%)
CMYK 70, 25, 0, 13
HSL 201.7°, 69.5, 56.3 hsl(201.7,69.5%,56.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.7°, 70.1, 86.7
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 64.392, -10.883, -36.687
XYZ 28.75, 33.287, 73.312
xyY 0.212, 0.246, 33.287
CIE-LCH 64.392, 38.267, 253.478
CIE-LUV 64.392, -36.912, -56.773
Hunter-Lab 57.695, -12.017, -34.954
Binary 01000010, 10100101, 11011101

Color Schemes with #42a5dd

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#42a5dd Preview

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Shades and Tints of #42a5dd

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, #02070a is the darkest color, while #f9fcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a5dd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8f9090 is the less saturated color, while #28acf7 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a5dd 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.

  • #8e8e8e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7f939e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #8f9fd7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #84a0e2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2ab0bd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #73a1d9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6ca1e0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #32acc8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population