#42bafd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42bafd is composed of 25.9% red, 72.9% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 26.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 201.5 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42bafd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0075fb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 73
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 26
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42bafd color description : Bright blue.

#42bafd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42bafd has RGB values of R:66, G:186, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.26, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4373245.

Hex triplet 42bafd #42bafd
RGB Decimal 66, 186, 253 rgb(66,186,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.9, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,72.9%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 26, 0, 1
HSL 201.5°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(201.5,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.5°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 71.802, -11.636, -42.579
XYZ 37.531, 43.365, 99.315
xyY 0.208, 0.241, 43.365
CIE-LCH 71.802, 44.14, 254.716
CIE-LUV 71.802, -42.542, -67.665
Hunter-Lab 65.852, -13.509, -43.323
Binary 01000010, 10111010, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42bafd

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Alternatives to #42bafd

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#42bafd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42bafd

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

Shades and Tints of #42bafd

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 #f1faff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42bafd

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

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42bafd 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.

  • #9e9e9e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ca4b1 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9eb1f4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #90b3ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c5d3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7cb4f7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #74b5fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18c1e2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population