#42c5bc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5bc is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 73.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 66.5% cyan, 0% magenta, 4.6% yellow and 22.7% black. It has a hue angle of 175.9 degrees, a saturation of 53% and a lightness of 51.6%. #42c5bc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008b79. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 74
    RGB color chart
    • C 66
    • M 0
    • Y 5
    • K 23
    CMYK color chart

#42c5bc color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c5bc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5bc has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:188 and CMYK values of C:0.66, M:0, Y:0.05, K:0.23. Its decimal value is 4375996.

Hex triplet 42c5bc #42c5bc
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 188 rgb(66,197,188)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 73.7 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,73.7%)
CMYK 66, 0, 5, 23
HSL 175.9°, 53, 51.6 hsl(175.9,53%,51.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 175.9°, 66.5, 77.3
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 72.706, -37.121, -5.91
XYZ 31.287, 44.719, 54.557
xyY 0.24, 0.343, 44.719
CIE-LCH 72.706, 37.589, 189.046
CIE-LUV 72.706, -50.362, -3.262
Hunter-Lab 66.872, -33.512, -1.561
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 10111100

Color Schemes with #42c5bc

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Alternatives to #42c5bc

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#42c5bc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5bc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5bc;}
.background {background-color:#42c5bc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5bc;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5bc

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 #42c5bc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b8c8b is the less saturated color, while #09feed is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5bc 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.

  • #9d9d9d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ba5a3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b9b5b5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #beb1c7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #58c4d3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ebbb7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #91b8c3 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #50c4ca Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population