#42c997 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c997 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 59.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 24.9% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 157.8 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c997 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00932f. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 59
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 25
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c997 color description : Moderate cyan - lime green.

#42c997 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c997 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:151 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.25, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4376983.

Hex triplet 42c997 #42c997
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 151 rgb(66,201,151)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 59.2 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,59.2%)
CMYK 67, 0, 25, 21
HSL 157.8°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(157.8,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 157.8°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 72.999, -48.109, 14.538
XYZ 28.717, 45.163, 36.48
xyY 0.26, 0.409, 45.163
CIE-LCH 72.999, 50.257, 163.185
CIE-LUV 72.999, -54.094, 28.496
Hunter-Lab 67.204, -41.331, 14.858
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 10010111

Color Schemes with #42c997

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#42c997 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c997

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c997;}
.background {background-color:#42c997;}
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Shades and Tints of #42c997

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, #030907 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c997

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838886 is the less saturated color, while #13f8a3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c997 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.

  • #9b9b9b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #89a49a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c2b692 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ceb0a5 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #66c4d2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #93bd94 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9bb9a0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #59c6bd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population