#42afb4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42afb4 is composed of 25.9% red, 68.6% green and 70.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 63.3% cyan, 2.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.4% black. It has a hue angle of 182.6 degrees, a saturation of 46.3% and a lightness of 48.2%. #42afb4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #005f69. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 69
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 63
    • M 3
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#42afb4 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42afb4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42afb4 has RGB values of R:66, G:175, B:180 and CMYK values of C:0.63, M:0.03, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 4370356.

Hex triplet 42afb4 #42afb4
RGB Decimal 66, 175, 180 rgb(66,175,180)
RGB Percent 25.9, 68.6, 70.6 rgb(25.9%,68.6%,70.6%)
CMYK 63, 3, 0, 29
HSL 182.6°, 46.3, 48.2 hsl(182.6,46.3%,48.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 182.6°, 63.3, 70.6
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 65.835, -28.945, -11.745
XYZ 25.813, 35.111, 48.594
xyY 0.236, 0.321, 35.111
CIE-LCH 65.835, 31.237, 202.086
CIE-LUV 65.835, -42.77, -13.508
Hunter-Lab 59.255, -25.938, -7.145
Binary 01000010, 10101111, 10110100

Color Schemes with #42afb4

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Alternatives to #42afb4

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#42afb4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42afb4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42afb4;}
.background {background-color:#42afb4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42afb4;}

Shades and Tints of #42afb4

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, #030808 is the darkest color, while #f8fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42afb4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b7b7b is the less saturated color, while #09e3ed is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42afb4 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.

  • #8f8f8f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #809596 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a4a3af Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a7a1be Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #50b2bf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #80a7b0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #82a6ba Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4ab0bb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population