#42baff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42baff is composed of 25.9% red, 72.9% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 27.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 201.9 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42baff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0075ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 73
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 27
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42baff color description : Light blue.

#42baff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42baff has RGB values of R:66, G:186, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.27, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4373247.

Hex triplet 42baff #42baff
RGB Decimal 66, 186, 255 rgb(66,186,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.9, 100 rgb(25.9%,72.9%,100%)
CMYK 74, 27, 0, 0
HSL 201.9°, 100, 62.9 hsl(201.9,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.9°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 71.888, -10.968, -43.522
XYZ 37.851, 43.493, 101.002
xyY 0.208, 0.239, 43.493
CIE-LCH 71.888, 44.883, 255.856
CIE-LUV 71.888, -42.434, -69.382
Hunter-Lab 65.949, -12.962, -44.639
Binary 01000010, 10111010, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42baff

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Alternatives to #42baff

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#42baff Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42baff;}
.background {background-color:#42baff;}
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Shades and Tints of #42baff

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, #000507 is the darkest color, while #f3faff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42baff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a2a8 is the less saturated color, while #42baff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42baff 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
  • #9db1f6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #90b3ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c5d4 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7cb4f9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #74b5ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18c1e3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population