#42caf6 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42caf6 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 96.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.2% cyan, 17.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 3.5% black. It has a hue angle of 194.7 degrees, a saturation of 90.9% and a lightness of 61.2%. #42caf6 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095ed. 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

#42caf6 color description : Bright cyan.

#42caf6 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42caf6 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:246 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.18, Y:0, K:0.04. Its decimal value is 4377334.

Hex triplet 42caf6 #42caf6
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 246 rgb(66,202,246)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 96.5 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,96.5%)
CMYK 73, 18, 0, 4
HSL 194.7°, 90.9, 61.2 hsl(194.7,90.9%,61.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 194.7°, 73.2, 96.5
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.1, -22.295, -32.141
XYZ 39.997, 50.05, 94.736
xyY 0.216, 0.271, 50.05
CIE-LCH 76.1, 39.117, 235.252
CIE-LUV 76.1, -48.481, -48.769
Hunter-Lab 70.746, -22.887, -29.874
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11110110

Color Schemes with #42caf6

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Alternatives to #42caf6

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#42caf6 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42caf6

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CSS codes
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.border {border:1px solid #42caf6;}

Shades and Tints of #42caf6

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, #010d11 is the darkest color, while #fdffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42caf6

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #969fa2 is the less saturated color, while #3acefe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42caf6 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
  • #b2bdec Protanopia 1% of men
  • #abbcfc Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #33d0e0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c1ef Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85c1fa Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #38cee8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population