#42c8d9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8d9 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 85.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.6% cyan, 7.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.9% black. It has a hue angle of 186.8 degrees, a saturation of 66.5% and a lightness of 55.5%. #42c8d9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0091b3. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 78
    • B 85
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 15
    CMYK color chart

#42c8d9 color description : Soft cyan.

#42c8d9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8d9 has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:217 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.15. Its decimal value is 4376793.

Hex triplet 42c8d9 #42c8d9
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 217 rgb(66,200,217)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 85.1 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,85.1%)
CMYK 70, 8, 0, 15
HSL 186.8°, 66.5, 55.5 hsl(186.8,66.5%,55.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 186.8°, 69.6, 85.1
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.492, -30.234, -18.976
XYZ 35.422, 47.473, 72.938
xyY 0.227, 0.305, 47.473
CIE-LCH 74.492, 35.695, 212.115
CIE-LUV 74.492, -49.598, -25.364
Hunter-Lab 68.901, -28.81, -14.533
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11011001

Color Schemes with #42c8d9

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Alternatives to #42c8d9

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#42c8d9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8d9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8d9;}
.background {background-color:#42c8d9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c8d9;}

Shades and Tints of #42c8d9

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, #010607 is the darkest color, while #f6fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c8d9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #889293 is the less saturated color, while #1fe3fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8d9 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.

  • #a2a2a2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8faaad Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7b9d0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b7b7e2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4bcbd9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cbed3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cbdde Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #47c9d9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population