#42bdff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42bdff is composed of 25.9% red, 74.1% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 25.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 201 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42bdff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #007bff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

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

#42bdff color description : Light blue.

#42bdff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42bdff has RGB values of R:66, G:189, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.26, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4374015.

Hex triplet 42bdff #42bdff
RGB Decimal 66, 189, 255 rgb(66,189,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 74.1, 100 rgb(25.9%,74.1%,100%)
CMYK 74, 26, 0, 0
HSL 201°, 100, 62.9 hsl(201,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 201°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 72.74, -12.583, -42.19
XYZ 38.49, 44.77, 101.215
xyY 0.209, 0.243, 44.77
CIE-LCH 72.74, 44.026, 253.393
CIE-LUV 72.74, -43.46, -66.993
Hunter-Lab 66.911, -14.412, -42.85
Binary 01000010, 10111101, 11111111

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Alternatives to #42bdff

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#42bdff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42bdff

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

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 #f3fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42bdff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a3a8 is the less saturated color, while #42bdff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42bdff 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.

  • #a0a0a0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8da6b3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a1b4f6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #95b5ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c8d6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7eb7f9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #77b8ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18c4e5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population