#42caf8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42caf8 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 97.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.4% cyan, 18.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 2.7% black. It has a hue angle of 195.2 degrees, a saturation of 92.9% and a lightness of 61.6%. #42caf8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095f1. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 97
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 19
    • Y 0
    • K 3
    CMYK color chart

#42caf8 color description : Bright blue.

#42caf8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42caf8 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:248 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.19, Y:0, K:0.03. Its decimal value is 4377336.

Hex triplet 42caf8 #42caf8
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 248 rgb(66,202,248)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 97.3 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,97.3%)
CMYK 73, 19, 0, 3
HSL 195.2°, 92.9, 61.6 hsl(195.2,92.9%,61.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.2°, 73.4, 97.3
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.175, -21.66, -33.096
XYZ 40.306, 50.173, 96.362
xyY 0.216, 0.269, 50.173
CIE-LCH 76.175, 39.554, 236.797
CIE-LUV 76.175, -48.358, -50.5
Hunter-Lab 70.833, -22.386, -31.076
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111000

Color Schemes with #42caf8

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Alternatives to #42caf8

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#42caf8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42caf8

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Shades and Tints of #42caf8

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, #000000 is the darkest color, while #ecfafe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42caf8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9c9d9e is the less saturated color, while #42caf8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42caf8 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.

  • #a7a7a7 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #93aeb7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b2bdee Protanopia 1% of men
  • #aabdfe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #30d1e0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c2f1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #84c1fc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #37cee9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population