#42a6b8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a6b8 is composed of 25.9% red, 65.1% green and 72.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.1% cyan, 9.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.8% black. It has a hue angle of 189.2 degrees, a saturation of 47.2% and a lightness of 49%. #42a6b8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004d71. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 10
    • Y 0
    • K 28
    CMYK color chart

#42a6b8 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a6b8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a6b8 has RGB values of R:66, G:166, B:184 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0.1, Y:0, K:0.28. Its decimal value is 4368056.

Hex triplet 42a6b8 #42a6b8
RGB Decimal 66, 166, 184 rgb(66,166,184)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.1, 72.2 rgb(25.9%,65.1%,72.2%)
CMYK 64, 10, 0, 28
HSL 189.2°, 47.2, 49 hsl(189.2,47.2%,49%)
HSV (or HSB) 189.2°, 64.1, 72.2
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 63.251, -23.252, -17.873
XYZ 24.532, 31.889, 50.207
xyY 0.23, 0.299, 31.889
CIE-LCH 63.251, 29.327, 217.548
CIE-LUV 63.251, -39.205, -23.971
Hunter-Lab 56.471, -21.279, -13.184
Binary 01000010, 10100110, 10111000

Color Schemes with #42a6b8

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Alternatives to #42a6b8

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#42a6b8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a6b8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a6b8;}
.background {background-color:#42a6b8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a6b8;}

Shades and Tints of #42a6b8

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, #040a0b is the darkest color, while #fbfdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a6b8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7e7e is the less saturated color, while #08cef2 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a6b8 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.

  • #8a8a8a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7c9093 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9a9db3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9a9bc1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #49abb7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7aa0b5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7a9fbd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46a9b7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population