#42c9dc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9dc is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 86.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70% cyan, 8.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 13.7% black. It has a hue angle of 187.4 degrees, a saturation of 68.8% and a lightness of 56.1%. #42c9dc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093b9. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42c9dc color description : Bright cyan.

#42c9dc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9dc has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:220 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4377052.

Hex triplet 42c9dc #42c9dc
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 220 rgb(66,201,220)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 86.3 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,86.3%)
CMYK 70, 9, 0, 14
HSL 187.4°, 68.8, 56.1 hsl(187.4,68.8%,56.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.4°, 70, 86.3
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.885, -29.822, -20.001
XYZ 36.048, 48.096, 75.09
xyY 0.226, 0.302, 48.096
CIE-LCH 74.885, 35.909, 213.849
CIE-LUV 74.885, -49.763, -27.14
Hunter-Lab 69.351, -28.582, -15.65
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11011100

Color Schemes with #42c9dc

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Alternatives to #42c9dc

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#42c9dc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9dc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9dc;}
.background {background-color:#42c9dc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9dc;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9dc

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, #02090a is the darkest color, while #f8fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9dc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879597 is the less saturated color, while #20e3fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9dc 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
  • #b7bad3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b7b8e5 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #49ccdb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cbfd6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cbee1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46cbdb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population