#42c9da Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9da is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 85.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.7% cyan, 7.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.5% black. It has a hue angle of 186.7 degrees, a saturation of 67.3% and a lightness of 55.7%. #42c9da color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093b5. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 85
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 15
    CMYK color chart

#42c9da color description : Soft cyan.

#42c9da Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9da has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:218 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.15. Its decimal value is 4377050.

Hex triplet 42c9da #42c9da
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 218 rgb(66,201,218)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 85.5 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,85.5%)
CMYK 70, 8, 0, 15
HSL 186.7°, 67.3, 55.7 hsl(186.7,67.3%,55.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 186.7°, 69.7, 85.5
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.819, -30.42, -19.021
XYZ 35.785, 47.99, 73.703
xyY 0.227, 0.305, 47.99
CIE-LCH 74.819, 35.877, 212.018
CIE-LUV 74.819, -49.891, -25.426
Hunter-Lab 69.275, -29.026, -14.587
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11011010

Color Schemes with #42c9da

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Alternatives to #42c9da

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#42c9da Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9da

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42c9da

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, #020708 is the darkest color, while #f6fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9da

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #889394 is the less saturated color, while #1fe4fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9da 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.

  • #a3a3a3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90abae Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b8bad1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b8b8e3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4bcbda Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8dbfd4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8dbedf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #47cada Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population