#42b4af Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b4af is composed of 25.9% red, 70.6% green and 68.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 63.3% cyan, 0% magenta, 2.8% yellow and 29.4% black. It has a hue angle of 177.4 degrees, a saturation of 46.3% and a lightness of 48.2%. #42b4af color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00695f. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

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

#42b4af color description : Moderate cyan.

#42b4af Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b4af has RGB values of R:66, G:180, B:175 and CMYK values of C:0.63, M:0, Y:0.03, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 4371631.

Hex triplet 42b4af #42b4af
RGB Decimal 66, 180, 175 rgb(66,180,175)
RGB Percent 25.9, 70.6, 68.6 rgb(25.9%,70.6%,68.6%)
CMYK 63, 0, 3, 29
HSL 177.4°, 46.3, 48.2 hsl(177.4,46.3%,48.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 177.4°, 63.3, 70.6
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 67.197, -32.776, -6.942
XYZ 26.304, 36.894, 46.29
xyY 0.24, 0.337, 36.894
CIE-LCH 67.197, 33.503, 191.959
CIE-LUV 67.197, -44.919, -5.463
Hunter-Lab 60.74, -28.996, -2.667
Binary 01000010, 10110100, 10101111

Color Schemes with #42b4af

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Alternatives to #42b4af

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#42b4af Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b4af

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Shades and Tints of #42b4af

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 #f8fdfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b4af

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b7b7b is the less saturated color, while #09ede3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b4af 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.

  • #919191 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #819897 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #aaa7aa Protanopia 1% of men
  • #afa4ba Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #54b5c2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #84acab Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #87a9b6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4db4bb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population