#42c9d8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9d8 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 84.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.4% cyan, 6.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 15.3% black. It has a hue angle of 186 degrees, a saturation of 65.8% and a lightness of 55.3%. #42c9d8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093b1. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 85
    RGB color chart
    • C 69
    • M 7
    • Y 0
    • K 15
    CMYK color chart

#42c9d8 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9d8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9d8 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:216 and CMYK values of C:0.69, M:0.07, Y:0, K:0.15. Its decimal value is 4377048.

Hex triplet 42c9d8 #42c9d8
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 216 rgb(66,201,216)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 84.7 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,84.7%)
CMYK 69, 7, 0, 15
HSL 186°, 65.8, 55.3 hsl(186,65.8%,55.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 186°, 69.4, 84.7
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.753, -31.014, -18.04
XYZ 35.525, 47.886, 72.333
xyY 0.228, 0.307, 47.886
CIE-LCH 74.753, 35.879, 210.185
CIE-LUV 74.753, -50.018, -23.716
Hunter-Lab 69.2, -29.465, -13.534
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11011000

Color Schemes with #42c9d8

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Alternatives to #42c9d8

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#42c9d8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9d8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9d8;}
.background {background-color:#42c9d8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9d8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9d8

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, #010606 is the darkest color, while #f5fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9d8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #889192 is the less saturated color, while #1fe5fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9d8 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.

  • #a2a2a2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8faaad Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b8bacf Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b8b7e1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4ccbda Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8dbfd2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8dbede Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #48cad9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population