#42c8e8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8e8 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 91% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.6% cyan, 13.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 9% black. It has a hue angle of 191.6 degrees, a saturation of 78.3% and a lightness of 58.4%. #42c8e8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0091d1. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 78
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 14
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#42c8e8 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c8e8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8e8 has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:232 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.14, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 4376808.

Hex triplet 42c8e8 #42c8e8
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 232 rgb(66,200,232)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 91 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,91%)
CMYK 72, 14, 0, 9
HSL 191.6°, 78.3, 58.4 hsl(191.6,78.3%,58.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 191.6°, 71.6, 91
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 75.007, -25.675, -26.292
XYZ 37.463, 48.29, 83.686
xyY 0.221, 0.285, 48.29
CIE-LCH 75.007, 36.749, 225.68
CIE-LUV 75.007, -48.651, -38.272
Hunter-Lab 69.491, -25.379, -22.758
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11101000

Color Schemes with #42c8e8

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Alternatives to #42c8e8

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#42c8e8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8e8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8e8;}
.background {background-color:#42c8e8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c8e8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c8e8

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, #000303 is the darkest color, while #f1fbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c8e8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #949696 is the less saturated color, while #32d2f8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8e8 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
  • #90abb2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b3bade Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b0b9ef Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #40cddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8abfe2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #88beed Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #40cbe0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population