#42aaff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42aaff is composed of 25.9% red, 66.7% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 207 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42aaff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0055ff. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 67
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42aaff color description : Light blue.

#42aaff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42aaff has RGB values of R:66, G:170, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4369151.

Hex triplet 42aaff #42aaff
RGB Decimal 66, 170, 255 rgb(66,170,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.7, 100 rgb(25.9%,66.7%,100%)
CMYK 74, 33, 0, 0
HSL 207°, 100, 62.9 hsl(207,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 207°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 67.371, -2.113, -50.625
XYZ 34.667, 37.125, 99.941
xyY 0.202, 0.216, 37.125
CIE-LCH 67.371, 50.67, 267.61
CIE-LUV 67.371, -37.021, -81.881
Hunter-Lab 60.93, -5.067, -54.6
Binary 01000010, 10101010, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42aaff

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Alternatives to #42aaff

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#42aaff Preview

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Shades and Tints of #42aaff

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, #000407 is the darkest color, while #f3f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42aaff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a1a8 is the less saturated color, while #42aaff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42aaff 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.

  • #959595 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8499aa Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #88a6f8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #74a9ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b9c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6fa7fa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #61a9ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b3da Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population