#42c5b8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5b8 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 72.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 66.5% cyan, 0% magenta, 6.6% yellow and 22.7% black. It has a hue angle of 174 degrees, a saturation of 53% and a lightness of 51.6%. #42c5b8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008b71. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 66
    • M 0
    • Y 7
    • K 23
    CMYK color chart

#42c5b8 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c5b8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5b8 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:184 and CMYK values of C:0.66, M:0, Y:0.07, K:0.23. Its decimal value is 4375992.

Hex triplet 42c5b8 #42c5b8
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 184 rgb(66,197,184)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 72.2 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,72.2%)
CMYK 66, 0, 7, 23
HSL 174°, 53, 51.6 hsl(174,53%,51.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 174°, 66.5, 77.3
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 72.594, -38.207, -3.9
XYZ 30.862, 44.549, 52.317
xyY 0.242, 0.349, 44.549
CIE-LCH 72.594, 38.406, 185.828
CIE-LUV 72.594, -50.614, 0.024
Hunter-Lab 66.745, -34.267, 0.248
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 10111000

Color Schemes with #42c5b8

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Alternatives to #42c5b8

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#42c5b8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5b8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5b8;}
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.border {border:1px solid #42c5b8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5b8

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, #020606 is the darkest color, while #f6fcfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5b8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b8c8a is the less saturated color, while #09fee6 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5b8 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.

  • #9c9c9c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8aa4a2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bab5b1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c0b1c3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #59c4d2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ebab4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #92b8bf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #51c4c9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population