#42a6fd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a6fd is composed of 25.9% red, 65.1% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 34.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 207.9 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42a6fd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004dfb. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 34
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42a6fd color description : Bright blue.

#42a6fd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a6fd has RGB values of R:66, G:166, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.34, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4368125.

Hex triplet 42a6fd #42a6fd
RGB Decimal 66, 166, 253 rgb(66,166,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.1, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,65.1%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 34, 0, 1
HSL 207.9°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(207.9,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.9°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 66.151, -0.533, -51.466
XYZ 33.608, 35.52, 98.008
xyY 0.201, 0.213, 35.52
CIE-LCH 66.151, 51.469, 269.407
CIE-LUV 66.151, -35.774, -83.247
Hunter-Lab 59.599, -3.639, -55.782
Binary 01000010, 10100110, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42a6fd

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Alternatives to #42a6fd

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#42a6fd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a6fd

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Shades and Tints of #42a6fd

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, #000305 is the darkest color, while #f1f8ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a6fd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa0a5 is the less saturated color, while #42a6fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a6fd 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.

  • #929292 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8296a7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #84a2f7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6ba6fe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b5c2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ca4f9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5ca6fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b0d7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population