#42acd0 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42acd0 is composed of 25.9% red, 67.5% green and 81.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 68.3% cyan, 17.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 18.4% black. It has a hue angle of 195.2 degrees, a saturation of 60.2% and a lightness of 53.7%. #42acd0 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0059a1. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 67
    • B 82
    RGB color chart
    • C 68
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 18
    CMYK color chart

#42acd0 color description : Moderate blue.

#42acd0 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42acd0 has RGB values of R:66, G:172, B:208 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.18. Its decimal value is 4369616.

Hex triplet 42acd0 #42acd0
RGB Decimal 66, 172, 208 rgb(66,172,208)
RGB Percent 25.9, 67.5, 81.6 rgb(25.9%,67.5%,81.6%)
CMYK 68, 17, 0, 18
HSL 195.2°, 60.2, 53.7 hsl(195.2,60.2%,53.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.2°, 68.3, 81.6
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 65.916, -18.888, -27.144
XYZ 28.381, 35.215, 64.972
xyY 0.221, 0.274, 35.215
CIE-LCH 65.916, 33.069, 235.168
CIE-LUV 65.916, -40.085, -39.943
Hunter-Lab 59.342, -18.478, -23.376
Binary 01000010, 10101100, 11010000

Color Schemes with #42acd0

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Alternatives to #42acd0

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#42acd0 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42acd0

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42acd0;}
.background {background-color:#42acd0;}
.border {border:1px solid #42acd0;}

Shades and Tints of #42acd0

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, #040c0f is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42acd0

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #828d90 is the less saturated color, while #15c2fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42acd0 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.

  • #909090 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #80969d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9ba3ca Protanopia 1% of men
  • #96a2d7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3db3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7aa6cc Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #77a6d4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3fb0c6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population