#42b5fe Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b5fe is composed of 25.9% red, 71% green and 99.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74% cyan, 28.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.4% black. It has a hue angle of 203.3 degrees, a saturation of 98.9% and a lightness of 62.7%. #42b5fe color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #006bfd. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 71
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 29
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42b5fe color description : Bright blue.

#42b5fe Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b5fe has RGB values of R:66, G:181, B:254 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.29, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4371966.

Hex triplet 42b5fe #42b5fe
RGB Decimal 66, 181, 254 rgb(66,181,254)
RGB Percent 25.9, 71, 99.6 rgb(25.9%,71%,99.6%)
CMYK 74, 29, 0, 0
HSL 203.3°, 98.9, 62.7 hsl(203.3,98.9%,62.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 203.3°, 74, 99.6
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 70.426, -8.582, -45.273
XYZ 36.656, 41.359, 99.812
xyY 0.206, 0.233, 41.359
CIE-LCH 70.426, 46.079, 259.267
CIE-LUV 70.426, -40.782, -72.482
Hunter-Lab 64.311, -10.803, -47.002
Binary 01000010, 10110101, 11111110

Color Schemes with #42b5fe

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Alternatives to #42b5fe

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#42b5fe Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b5fe

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.text {color:#42b5fe;}
.background {background-color:#42b5fe;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b5fe;}

Shades and Tints of #42b5fe

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, #000406 is the darkest color, while #f2faff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b5fe

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa1a6 is the less saturated color, while #42b5fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b5fe 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
  • #97aef6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #88b0ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c1cf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #78b0f9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6eb1fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18bde0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population