#42c4db Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c4db is composed of 25.9% red, 76.9% green and 85.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.9% cyan, 10.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.1% black. It has a hue angle of 189 degrees, a saturation of 68% and a lightness of 55.9%. #42c4db color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0089b7. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 11
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42c4db color description : Soft cyan.

#42c4db Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c4db has RGB values of R:66, G:196, B:219 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.11, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4375771.

Hex triplet 42c4db #42c4db
RGB Decimal 66, 196, 219 rgb(66,196,219)
RGB Percent 25.9, 76.9, 85.9 rgb(25.9%,76.9%,85.9%)
CMYK 70, 11, 0, 14
HSL 189°, 68, 55.9 hsl(189,68%,55.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 189°, 69.9, 85.9
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.383, -27.677, -21.743
XYZ 34.769, 45.75, 74.012
xyY 0.225, 0.296, 45.75
CIE-LCH 73.383, 35.196, 218.152
CIE-LUV 73.383, -48.046, -30.265
Hunter-Lab 67.638, -26.61, -17.53
Binary 01000010, 11000100, 11011011

Color Schemes with #42c4db

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Alternatives to #42c4db

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#42c4db Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c4db

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c4db;}
.background {background-color:#42c4db;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c4db;}

Shades and Tints of #42c4db

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, #020809 is the darkest color, while #f7fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c4db

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879496 is the less saturated color, while #1fdcfe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c4db 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
  • #8da7ac Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b2b6d2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b1b4e3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #46c8d6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89bbd5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #88bae0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #45c6d8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population