#42cafa Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cafa is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 98% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.6% cyan, 19.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 2% black. It has a hue angle of 195.7 degrees, a saturation of 94.8% and a lightness of 62%. #42cafa color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095f5. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 98
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    • C 74
    • M 19
    • Y 0
    • K 2
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#42cafa color description : Bright blue.

#42cafa Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cafa has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:250 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.19, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 4377338.

Hex triplet 42cafa #42cafa
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 250 rgb(66,202,250)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 98 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,98%)
CMYK 74, 19, 0, 2
HSL 195.7°, 94.8, 62 hsl(195.7,94.8%,62%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.7°, 73.6, 98
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.252, -21.022, -34.05
XYZ 40.618, 50.298, 98.005
xyY 0.215, 0.266, 50.298
CIE-LCH 76.252, 40.017, 238.309
CIE-LUV 76.252, -48.235, -52.23
Hunter-Lab 70.921, -21.881, -32.288
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111010

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Alternatives to #42cafa

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#42cafa Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42cafa;}
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Shades and Tints of #42cafa

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, #000202 is the darkest color, while #eefaff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cafa

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9c9fa0 is the less saturated color, while #42cafa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cafa 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
  • #93aeb8 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b1bdf0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a9bdff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2dd1e0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c2f3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #84c2fd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #35cee9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population