#42afff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42afff is composed of 25.9% red, 68.6% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 31.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 205.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42afff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #005fff. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 69
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 31
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42afff color description : Light blue.

#42afff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42afff has RGB values of R:66, G:175, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.31, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4370431.

Hex triplet 42afff #42afff
RGB Decimal 66, 175, 255 rgb(66,175,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 68.6, 100 rgb(25.9%,68.6%,100%)
CMYK 74, 31, 0, 0
HSL 205.4°, 100, 62.9 hsl(205.4,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 205.4°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 68.777, -4.923, -48.407
XYZ 35.622, 39.035, 100.259
xyY 0.204, 0.223, 39.035
CIE-LCH 68.777, 48.657, 264.193
CIE-LUV 68.777, -38.7, -78.027
Hunter-Lab 62.478, -7.564, -51.409
Binary 01000010, 10101111, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42afff

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Alternatives to #42afff

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#42afff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42afff

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42afff

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 #f3faff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42afff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a2a8 is the less saturated color, while #42afff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42afff 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.

  • #989898 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #879dad Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #8fa9f7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7dacff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00bdca Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #73abfa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #68adff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b7dd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population