#42c9cc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9cc is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 80% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.6% cyan, 1.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 20% black. It has a hue angle of 181.3 degrees, a saturation of 57.5% and a lightness of 52.9%. #42c9cc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009399. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 68
    • M 1
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#42c9cc color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9cc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9cc has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:204 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0.01, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 4377036.

Hex triplet 42c9cc #42c9cc
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 204 rgb(66,201,204)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 80 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,80%)
CMYK 68, 1, 0, 20
HSL 181.3°, 57.5, 52.9 hsl(181.3,57.5%,52.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 181.3°, 67.6, 80
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.374, -34.504, -12.116
XYZ 34.029, 47.288, 64.458
xyY 0.233, 0.324, 47.288
CIE-LCH 74.374, 36.569, 199.348
CIE-LUV 74.374, -50.787, -13.53
Hunter-Lab 68.766, -32.01, -7.438
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11001100

Color Schemes with #42c9cc

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Alternatives to #42c9cc

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#42c9cc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9cc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9cc;}
.background {background-color:#42c9cc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9cc;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9cc

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, #030c0c is the darkest color, while #fbfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9cc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838b8b is the less saturated color, while #14f5fa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9cc 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.

  • #a1a1a1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ea9aa Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bab9c4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bdb6d6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #52cad8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ebfc7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #90bdd2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4cc9d4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population