#42c5fd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5fd is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 22.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 198 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42c5fd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bfb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 22
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42c5fd color description : Bright blue.

#42c5fd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5fd has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.22, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4376061.

Hex triplet 42c5fd #42c5fd
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 253 rgb(66,197,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 22, 0, 1
HSL 198°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(198,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 198°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.938, -17.472, -37.693
XYZ 39.938, 48.179, 100.118
xyY 0.212, 0.256, 48.179
CIE-LCH 74.938, 41.546, 245.13
CIE-LUV 74.938, -46.325, -58.855
Hunter-Lab 69.411, -18.764, -36.931
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42c5fd

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Alternatives to #42c5fd

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#42c5fd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5fd

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5fd;}
.background {background-color:#42c5fd;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5fd;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5fd

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, #000405 is the darkest color, while #f1fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5fd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa2a5 is the less saturated color, while #42c5fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5fd 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
  • #90abb6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #abbaf3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a2baff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #1fcedd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #84bef6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7fbefe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2ccae8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population