#42c9b8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9b8 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 72.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 8.5% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 172.4 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c9b8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009371. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 8
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c9b8 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9b8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9b8 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:184 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.08, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377016.

Hex triplet 42c9b8 #42c9b8
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 184 rgb(66,201,184)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 72.2 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,72.2%)
CMYK 67, 0, 8, 21
HSL 172.4°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(172.4,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 172.4°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.797, -40.013, -2.13
XYZ 31.782, 46.389, 52.624
xyY 0.243, 0.355, 46.389
CIE-LCH 73.797, 40.07, 183.047
CIE-LUV 73.797, -52.066, 3.028
Hunter-Lab 68.11, -35.898, 1.867
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 10111000

Color Schemes with #42c9b8

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Alternatives to #42c9b8

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#42c9b8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9b8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9b8;}
.background {background-color:#42c9b8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9b8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9b8

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, #030908 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9b8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838887 is the less saturated color, while #13f8db is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9b8 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.

  • #9f9f9f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ca7a4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #beb8b1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c5b4c4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5bc7d6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #90beb3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #95bbbf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #52c8cb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population