#42caf5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42caf5 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 96.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.1% cyan, 17.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 3.9% black. It has a hue angle of 194.4 degrees, a saturation of 89.9% and a lightness of 61%. #42caf5 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095eb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 96
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 18
    • Y 0
    • K 4
    CMYK color chart

#42caf5 color description : Bright cyan.

#42caf5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42caf5 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:245 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.18, Y:0, K:0.04. Its decimal value is 4377333.

Hex triplet 42caf5 #42caf5
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 245 rgb(66,202,245)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 96.1 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,96.1%)
CMYK 73, 18, 0, 4
HSL 194.4°, 89.9, 61 hsl(194.4,89.9%,61%)
HSV (or HSB) 194.4°, 73.1, 96.1
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.062, -22.612, -31.662
XYZ 39.844, 49.988, 93.93
xyY 0.217, 0.272, 49.988
CIE-LCH 76.062, 38.908, 234.467
CIE-LUV 76.062, -48.543, -47.904
Hunter-Lab 70.702, -23.136, -29.277
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11110101

Color Schemes with #42caf5

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Alternatives to #42caf5

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#42caf5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42caf5

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.background {background-color:#42caf5;}
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Shades and Tints of #42caf5

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, #010c10 is the darkest color, while #fcfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42caf5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #969ea1 is the less saturated color, while #3acefd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42caf5 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
  • #b2bdeb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #acbcfb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #34d0e0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c1ee Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85c1f9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #39cee7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population