#42b8fb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b8fb is composed of 25.9% red, 72.2% green and 98.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.7% cyan, 26.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.6% black. It has a hue angle of 201.7 degrees, a saturation of 95.9% and a lightness of 62.2%. #42b8fb color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0071f7. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 72
    • B 98
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 27
    • Y 0
    • K 2
    CMYK color chart

#42b8fb color description : Bright blue.

#42b8fb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b8fb has RGB values of R:66, G:184, B:251 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.27, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 4372731.

Hex triplet 42b8fb #42b8fb
RGB Decimal 66, 184, 251 rgb(66,184,251)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.2, 98.4 rgb(25.9%,72.2%,98.4%)
CMYK 74, 27, 0, 2
HSL 201.7°, 95.9, 62.2 hsl(201.7,95.9%,62.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.7°, 73.7, 98.4
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 71.147, -11.223, -42.524
XYZ 36.795, 42.401, 97.507
xyY 0.208, 0.24, 42.401
CIE-LCH 71.147, 43.98, 255.215
CIE-LUV 71.147, -41.965, -67.538
Hunter-Lab 65.116, -13.088, -43.201
Binary 01000010, 10111000, 11111011

Color Schemes with #42b8fb

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Alternatives to #42b8fb

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#42b8fb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b8fb

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Shades and Tints of #42b8fb

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, #000203 is the darkest color, while #eff9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b8fb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9b9fa2 is the less saturated color, while #42b8fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b8fb 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.

  • #9c9c9c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8aa2af Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9cb0f2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8db1ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c3d1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7bb2f5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #72b3fd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18bfe0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population