#42b0bb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b0bb is composed of 25.9% red, 69% green and 73.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.7% cyan, 5.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 185.5 degrees, a saturation of 47.8% and a lightness of 49.6%. #42b0bb color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #006177. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 69
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 65
    • M 6
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#42b0bb color description : Moderate cyan.

#42b0bb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b0bb has RGB values of R:66, G:176, B:187 and CMYK values of C:0.65, M:0.06, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4370619.

Hex triplet 42b0bb #42b0bb
RGB Decimal 66, 176, 187 rgb(66,176,187)
RGB Percent 25.9, 69, 73.3 rgb(25.9%,69%,73.3%)
CMYK 65, 6, 0, 27
HSL 185.5°, 47.8, 49.6 hsl(185.5,47.8%,49.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 185.5°, 64.7, 73.3
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 66.363, -27.389, -14.836
XYZ 26.739, 35.795, 52.511
xyY 0.232, 0.311, 35.795
CIE-LCH 66.363, 31.15, 208.444
CIE-LUV 66.363, -42.734, -18.671
Hunter-Lab 59.829, -24.923, -10.158
Binary 01000010, 10110000, 10111011

Color Schemes with #42b0bb

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Alternatives to #42b0bb

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#42b0bb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b0bb

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b0bb;}
.background {background-color:#42b0bb;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b0bb;}

Shades and Tints of #42b0bb

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, #050c0d is the darkest color, while #fefefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b0bb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c8081 is the less saturated color, while #08e0f5 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b0bb 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
  • #809699 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a4a5b5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a5a2c4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4db3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #80a9b7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #81a7c1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #49b2be Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population