#42c9db Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9db is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 85.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.9% cyan, 8.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.1% black. It has a hue angle of 187.1 degrees, a saturation of 68% and a lightness of 55.9%. #42c9db color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093b7. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42c9db color description : Soft cyan.

#42c9db Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9db has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:219 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4377051.

Hex triplet 42c9db #42c9db
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 219 rgb(66,201,219)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 85.9 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,85.9%)
CMYK 70, 8, 0, 14
HSL 187.1°, 68, 55.9 hsl(187.1,68%,55.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.1°, 69.9, 85.9
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.852, -30.122, -19.512
XYZ 35.916, 48.043, 74.394
xyY 0.227, 0.303, 48.043
CIE-LCH 74.852, 35.889, 212.934
CIE-LUV 74.852, -49.827, -26.283
Hunter-Lab 69.313, -28.804, -15.117
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11011011

Color Schemes with #42c9db

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Alternatives to #42c9db

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#42c9db Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9db

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9db;}
.background {background-color:#42c9db;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9db;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9db

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, #020809 is the darkest color, while #f7fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9db

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879496 is the less saturated color, while #1fe3fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9db 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
  • #b7bad2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b7b8e4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4accdb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8dbfd5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cbee0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #47cadb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population