#42b5fd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b5fd is composed of 25.9% red, 71% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 28.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 203.1 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42b5fd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #006bfb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 71
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 28
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42b5fd color description : Bright blue.

#42b5fd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b5fd has RGB values of R:66, G:181, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.28, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4371965.

Hex triplet 42b5fd #42b5fd
RGB Decimal 66, 181, 253 rgb(66,181,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 71, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,71%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 28, 0, 1
HSL 203.1°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(203.1,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 203.1°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 70.382, -8.919, -44.802
XYZ 36.496, 41.295, 98.97
xyY 0.206, 0.234, 41.295
CIE-LCH 70.382, 45.681, 258.741
CIE-LUV 70.382, -40.834, -71.627
Hunter-Lab 64.261, -11.081, -46.332
Binary 01000010, 10110101, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42b5fd

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Alternatives to #42b5fd

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#42b5fd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b5fd

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.text {color:#42b5fd;}
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Shades and Tints of #42b5fd

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 #42b5fd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa1a5 is the less saturated color, while #42b5fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b5fd 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.

  • #9b9b9b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #89a0af Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #97aef5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #88afff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c1cf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #78b0f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6eb1fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18bce0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population