#42c5dc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5dc is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 86.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70% cyan, 10.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 13.7% black. It has a hue angle of 189 degrees, a saturation of 68.8% and a lightness of 56.1%. #42c5dc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bb9. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 10
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42c5dc color description : Bright cyan.

#42c5dc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5dc has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:220 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.1, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4376028.

Hex triplet 42c5dc #42c5dc
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 220 rgb(66,197,220)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 86.3 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,86.3%)
CMYK 70, 10, 0, 14
HSL 189°, 68.8, 56.1 hsl(189,68.8%,56.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 189°, 70, 86.3
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.711, -27.866, -21.786
XYZ 35.128, 46.255, 74.783
xyY 0.225, 0.296, 46.255
CIE-LCH 73.711, 35.372, 218.018
CIE-LUV 73.711, -48.339, -30.327
Hunter-Lab 68.011, -26.824, -17.586
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11011100

Color Schemes with #42c5dc

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Alternatives to #42c5dc

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#42c5dc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5dc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5dc;}
.background {background-color:#42c5dc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5dc;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5dc

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, #02080a is the darkest color, while #f8fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5dc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879597 is the less saturated color, while #20ddfe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5dc 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
  • #b3b7d3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b1b5e4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #46c9d7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8abcd6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #89bbe1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #45c7d9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population