#42c8da Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8da is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 85.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.7% cyan, 8.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.5% black. It has a hue angle of 187.1 degrees, a saturation of 67.3% and a lightness of 55.7%. #42c8da color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0091b5. 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

#42c8da color description : Soft cyan.

#42c8da Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8da has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:218 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.15. Its decimal value is 4376794.

Hex triplet 42c8da #42c8da
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 218 rgb(66,200,218)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 85.5 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,85.5%)
CMYK 70, 8, 0, 15
HSL 187.1°, 67.3, 55.7 hsl(187.1,67.3%,55.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.1°, 69.7, 85.5
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.525, -29.935, -19.467
XYZ 35.552, 47.526, 73.625
xyY 0.227, 0.303, 47.526
CIE-LCH 74.525, 35.708, 213.036
CIE-LUV 74.525, -49.534, -26.221
Hunter-Lab 68.939, -28.589, -15.064
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11011010

Color Schemes with #42c8da

Complementary Color
Analogous Color
Split Complementary Color
Triadic Color
Tetradic Color
Monochromatic Color

Alternatives to #42c8da

Below, you can see some colors close to #42c8da. Having a set of related colors can be useful if you need an inspirational alternative to your original color choice.

Similar Colors

#42c8da Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8da

This text has a font color of #42c8da.

<span style="color:#42c8da;">Text here</span>
#42c8da background color

This paragraph has a background color of #42c8da.

<p style="background-color:#42c8da;">Content here</p>
#42c8da border color

This element has a border color of #42c8da.

<div style="border:1px solid #42c8da;">Content here</div>
CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8da;}
.background {background-color:#42c8da;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c8da;}

Shades and Tints of #42c8da

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, #020708 is the darkest color, while #f6fdfd is the lightest one.

Shade Color Variation
Tint Color Variation

Tones of #42c8da

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #889394 is the less saturated color, while #1fe3fd is the most saturated one.

Tone Color Variation

Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8da 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
  • #b7b9d1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b6b7e3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4acbda Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cbed4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cbddf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #47cada Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population