#42c8db Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8db is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 85.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.9% cyan, 8.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.1% black. It has a hue angle of 187.5 degrees, a saturation of 68% and a lightness of 55.9%. #42c8db color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0091b7. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 78
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42c8db color description : Soft cyan.

#42c8db Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8db has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:219 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4376795.

Hex triplet 42c8db #42c8db
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 219 rgb(66,200,219)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 85.9 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,85.9%)
CMYK 70, 9, 0, 14
HSL 187.5°, 68, 55.9 hsl(187.5,68%,55.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.5°, 69.9, 85.9
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.558, -29.636, -19.957
XYZ 35.684, 47.578, 74.317
xyY 0.226, 0.302, 47.578
CIE-LCH 74.558, 35.729, 213.957
CIE-LUV 74.558, -49.471, -27.078
Hunter-Lab 68.977, -28.367, -15.596
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11011011

Color Schemes with #42c8db

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Alternatives to #42c8db

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#42c8db Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8db

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8db;}
.background {background-color:#42c8db;}
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Shades and Tints of #42c8db

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, #020809 is the darkest color, while #f7fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c8db

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879496 is the less saturated color, while #1fe2fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8db 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
  • #b6b9d2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b6b7e4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #49cbda Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cbed5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cbde0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46cada Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population