#42cafd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cafd is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 20.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 196.4 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42cafd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095fb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42cafd color description : Bright blue.

#42cafd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cafd has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4377341.

Hex triplet 42cafd #42cafd
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 253 rgb(66,202,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 1
HSL 196.4°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(196.4,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.4°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.368, -20.062, -35.477
XYZ 41.092, 50.488, 100.503
xyY 0.214, 0.263, 50.488
CIE-LCH 76.368, 40.756, 240.512
CIE-LUV 76.368, -48.052, -54.825
Hunter-Lab 71.055, -21.116, -34.124
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42cafd

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Alternatives to #42cafd

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#42cafd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cafd

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42cafd;}
.background {background-color:#42cafd;}
.border {border:1px solid #42cafd;}

Shades and Tints of #42cafd

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, #000405 is the darkest color, while #f1fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cafd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa2a5 is the less saturated color, while #42cafd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cafd 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
  • #b0bdf3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a9bdff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #29d1e1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88c2f6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #83c2fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #32cfeb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population