#42c4ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c4ff is composed of 25.9% red, 76.9% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 23.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 198.7 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42c4ff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0089ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 23
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42c4ff color description : Light blue.

#42c4ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c4ff has RGB values of R:66, G:196, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.23, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4375807.

Hex triplet 42c4ff #42c4ff
RGB Decimal 66, 196, 255 rgb(66,196,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 76.9, 100 rgb(25.9%,76.9%,100%)
CMYK 74, 23, 0, 0
HSL 198.7°, 100, 62.9 hsl(198.7,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 198.7°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.733, -16.297, -39.084
XYZ 40.032, 47.855, 101.729
xyY 0.211, 0.252, 47.855
CIE-LCH 74.733, 42.345, 247.365
CIE-LUV 74.733, -45.863, -61.386
Hunter-Lab 69.177, -17.764, -38.766
Binary 01000010, 11000100, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42c4ff

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Alternatives to #42c4ff

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#42c4ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c4ff

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c4ff;}
.background {background-color:#42c4ff;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c4ff;}

Shades and Tints of #42c4ff

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 #42c4ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a3a8 is the less saturated color, while #42c4ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c4ff 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.

  • #a4a4a4 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90aab6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a9b9f5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a0baff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #16cddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #83bdf9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7ebdff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #26cae9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population