#42b2fd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b2fd is composed of 25.9% red, 69.8% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 29.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 204.1 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42b2fd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0065fb. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 70
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 30
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42b2fd color description : Bright blue.

#42b2fd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b2fd has RGB values of R:66, G:178, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.3, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4371197.

Hex triplet 42b2fd #42b2fd
RGB Decimal 66, 178, 253 rgb(66,178,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 69.8, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,69.8%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 30, 0, 1
HSL 204.1°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(204.1,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 204.1°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 69.532, -7.27, -46.136
XYZ 35.892, 40.088, 98.769
xyY 0.205, 0.229, 40.088
CIE-LCH 69.532, 46.705, 261.045
CIE-LUV 69.532, -39.814, -73.987
Hunter-Lab 63.315, -9.612, -48.17
Binary 01000010, 10110010, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42b2fd

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Alternatives to #42b2fd

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#42b2fd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b2fd

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b2fd;}
.background {background-color:#42b2fd;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b2fd;}

Shades and Tints of #42b2fd

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, #000305 is the darkest color, while #f1f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b2fd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa1a5 is the less saturated color, while #42b2fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b2fd 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.

  • #999999 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #889ead Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #94abf5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #83adff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00bfcc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #76aef8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6baffe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18bade Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population