#42a8c2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a8c2 is composed of 25.9% red, 65.9% green and 76.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 66% cyan, 13.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 23.9% black. It has a hue angle of 192.2 degrees, a saturation of 51.2% and a lightness of 51%. #42a8c2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #005185. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 66
    • B 76
    RGB color chart
    • C 66
    • M 13
    • Y 0
    • K 24
    CMYK color chart

#42a8c2 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a8c2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a8c2 has RGB values of R:66, G:168, B:194 and CMYK values of C:0.66, M:0.13, Y:0, K:0.24. Its decimal value is 4368578.

Hex triplet 42a8c2 #42a8c2
RGB Decimal 66, 168, 194 rgb(66,168,194)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.9, 76.1 rgb(25.9%,65.9%,76.1%)
CMYK 66, 13, 0, 24
HSL 192.2°, 51.2, 51 hsl(192.2,51.2%,51%)
HSV (or HSB) 192.2°, 66, 76.1
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 64.207, -21.208, -21.998
XYZ 25.984, 33.056, 56.047
xyY 0.226, 0.287, 33.056
CIE-LCH 64.207, 30.557, 226.048
CIE-LUV 64.207, -39.397, -31.007
Hunter-Lab 57.495, -19.944, -17.551
Binary 01000010, 10101000, 11000010

Color Schemes with #42a8c2

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Alternatives to #42a8c2

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#42a8c2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a8c2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a8c2;}
.background {background-color:#42a8c2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a8c2;}

Shades and Tints of #42a8c2

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, #010304 is the darkest color, while #f4fafb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a8c2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c8688 is the less saturated color, while #08cafc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a8c2 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
  • #7d9297 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9a9fbc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #989eca Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #44aebb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7aa2be Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #78a1c7 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #43acbd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population