#42caf4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42caf4 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 95.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73% cyan, 17.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 4.3% black. It has a hue angle of 194.2 degrees, a saturation of 89% and a lightness of 60.8%. #42caf4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095e9. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 96
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 4
    CMYK color chart

#42caf4 color description : Bright cyan.

#42caf4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42caf4 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:244 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.04. Its decimal value is 4377332.

Hex triplet 42caf4 #42caf4
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 244 rgb(66,202,244)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 95.7 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,95.7%)
CMYK 73, 17, 0, 4
HSL 194.2°, 89, 60.8 hsl(194.2,89%,60.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 194.2°, 73, 95.7
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.025, -22.928, -31.184
XYZ 39.692, 49.927, 93.128
xyY 0.217, 0.273, 49.927
CIE-LCH 76.025, 38.705, 233.675
CIE-LUV 76.025, -48.604, -47.039
Hunter-Lab 70.659, -23.384, -28.682
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11110100

Color Schemes with #42caf4

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Alternatives to #42caf4

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#42caf4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42caf4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42caf4;}
.background {background-color:#42caf4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42caf4;}

Shades and Tints of #42caf4

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, #010c0f is the darkest color, while #fbfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42caf4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #979d9f is the less saturated color, while #3acefc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42caf4 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.

  • #a6a6a6 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #92adb6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b3bdea Protanopia 1% of men
  • #acbcfa Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #35d0df Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ac1ed Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85c1f8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3acee7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population