#42a6aa Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a6aa is composed of 25.9% red, 65.1% green and 66.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 61.2% cyan, 2.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 33.3% black. It has a hue angle of 182.3 degrees, a saturation of 44.1% and a lightness of 46.3%. #42a6aa color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004d55. Closest websafe color is: #339999.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 67
    RGB color chart
    • C 61
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 33
    CMYK color chart

#42a6aa color description : Dark moderate cyan.

#42a6aa Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a6aa has RGB values of R:66, G:166, B:170 and CMYK values of C:0.61, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.33. Its decimal value is 4368042.

Hex triplet 42a6aa #42a6aa
RGB Decimal 66, 166, 170 rgb(66,166,170)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.1, 66.7 rgb(25.9%,65.1%,66.7%)
CMYK 61, 2, 0, 33
HSL 182.3°, 44.1, 46.3 hsl(182.3,44.1%,46.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 182.3°, 61.2, 66.7
Web Safe 339999 #339999
CIE-LAB 62.786, -27.402, -10.733
XYZ 23.137, 31.331, 42.856
xyY 0.238, 0.322, 31.331
CIE-LCH 62.786, 29.429, 201.389
CIE-LUV 62.786, -39.973, -12.042
Hunter-Lab 55.974, -24.173, -6.213
Binary 01000010, 10100110, 10101010

Color Schemes with #42a6aa

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Alternatives to #42a6aa

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#42a6aa Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a6aa

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Shades and Tints of #42a6aa

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, #000000 is the darkest color, while #f1f9fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a6aa

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6f7c7d is the less saturated color, while #02e1ea is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a6aa 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.

  • #898989 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7b8f90 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9d9ca6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a099b4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4fa9b5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7b9fa7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7d9eb0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4aa8b1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population