#42cafb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cafb is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 98.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.7% cyan, 19.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.6% black. It has a hue angle of 195.9 degrees, a saturation of 95.9% and a lightness of 62.2%. #42cafb color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095f7. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 98
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 2
    CMYK color chart

#42cafb color description : Bright blue.

#42cafb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cafb has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:251 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 4377339.

Hex triplet 42cafb #42cafb
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 251 rgb(66,202,251)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 98.4 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,98.4%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 2
HSL 195.9°, 95.9, 62.2 hsl(195.9,95.9%,62.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.9°, 73.7, 98.4
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.29, -20.703, -34.526
XYZ 40.775, 50.361, 98.833
xyY 0.215, 0.265, 50.361
CIE-LCH 76.29, 40.257, 239.052
CIE-LUV 76.29, -48.174, -53.095
Hunter-Lab 70.965, -21.627, -32.897
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111011

Color Schemes with #42cafb

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Alternatives to #42cafb

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#42cafb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cafb

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

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, #000203 is the darkest color, while #effaff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cafb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9ba0a2 is the less saturated color, while #42cafb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cafb 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
  • #b1bdf1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a9bdff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2cd1e1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88c2f4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #84c2fd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #34ceea Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population