#42c5e3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5e3 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 89% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70.9% cyan, 13.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 11% black. It has a hue angle of 191.2 degrees, a saturation of 74.2% and a lightness of 57.5%. #42c5e3 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bc7. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 89
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 13
    • Y 0
    • K 11
    CMYK color chart

#42c5e3 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c5e3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5e3 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:227 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.13, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 4376035.

Hex triplet 42c5e3 #42c5e3
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 227 rgb(66,197,227)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 89 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,89%)
CMYK 71, 13, 0, 11
HSL 191.2°, 74.2, 57.5 hsl(191.2,74.2%,57.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 191.2°, 70.9, 89
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.955, -25.724, -25.202
XYZ 36.074, 46.634, 79.769
xyY 0.222, 0.287, 46.634
CIE-LCH 73.955, 36.012, 224.413
CIE-LUV 73.955, -47.903, -36.362
Hunter-Lab 68.289, -25.211, -21.455
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11100011

Color Schemes with #42c5e3

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Alternatives to #42c5e3

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#42c5e3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5e3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5e3;}
.background {background-color:#42c5e3;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5e3;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5e3

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, #020d10 is the darkest color, while #feffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5e3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8d9698 is the less saturated color, while #29d5fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5e3 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.

  • #a1a1a1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ea8ae Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b1b8da Protanopia 1% of men
  • #aeb6eb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #41cad8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89bcdd Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #87bbe8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #41c8dc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population