#42c8cc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8cc is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 80% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.6% cyan, 2% magenta, 0% yellow and 20% black. It has a hue angle of 181.7 degrees, a saturation of 57.5% and a lightness of 52.9%. #42c8cc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009199. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 78
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 68
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#42c8cc color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c8cc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8cc has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:204 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 4376780.

Hex triplet 42c8cc #42c8cc
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 204 rgb(66,200,204)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 80 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,80%)
CMYK 68, 2, 0, 20
HSL 181.7°, 57.5, 52.9 hsl(181.7,57.5%,52.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 181.7°, 67.6, 80
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.077, -34.034, -12.56
XYZ 33.797, 46.823, 64.38
xyY 0.233, 0.323, 46.823
CIE-LCH 74.077, 36.278, 200.257
CIE-LUV 74.077, -50.428, -14.31
Hunter-Lab 68.428, -31.586, -7.884
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11001100

Color Schemes with #42c8cc

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Alternatives to #42c8cc

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#42c8cc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8cc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8cc;}
.background {background-color:#42c8cc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c8cc;}

Shades and Tints of #42c8cc

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, #030c0c is the darkest color, while #fbfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c8cc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838b8b is the less saturated color, while #14f3fa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8cc 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
  • #8da8a9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b9b8c4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bcb5d6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #52c9d8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ebec7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #90bcd2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4cc8d3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population