#42c9c5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9c5 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 77.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 2% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 178.2 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c9c5 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00938b. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 77
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 2
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c9c5 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9c5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9c5 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:197 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.02, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377029.

Hex triplet 42c9c5 #42c9c5
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 197 rgb(66,201,197)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 77.3 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,77.3%)
CMYK 67, 0, 2, 21
HSL 178.2°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(178.2,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 178.2°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.164, -36.478, -8.635
XYZ 33.208, 46.96, 60.134
xyY 0.237, 0.335, 46.96
CIE-LCH 74.164, 37.487, 193.318
CIE-LUV 74.164, -51.236, -7.665
Hunter-Lab 68.527, -33.421, -4.059
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11000101

Color Schemes with #42c9c5

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Alternatives to #42c9c5

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#42c9c5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9c5

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9c5;}
.background {background-color:#42c9c5;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9c5;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9c5

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, #030909 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9c5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838887 is the less saturated color, while #13f8f1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9c5 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.

  • #a0a0a0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8da8a7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcb9bd Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c0b5d0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #56c9d7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8fbec0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #92bccc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4ec9d1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population