#42cafe Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cafe is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 99.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74% cyan, 20.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.4% black. It has a hue angle of 196.6 degrees, a saturation of 98.9% and a lightness of 62.7%. #42cafe color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095fd. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 100
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    • C 74
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42cafe color description : Bright blue.

#42cafe Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cafe has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:254 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4377342.

Hex triplet 42cafe #42cafe
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 254 rgb(66,202,254)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 99.6 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,99.6%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 0
HSL 196.6°, 98.9, 62.7 hsl(196.6,98.9%,62.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.6°, 74, 99.6
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.407, -19.74, -35.951
XYZ 41.252, 50.551, 101.344
xyY 0.214, 0.262, 50.551
CIE-LCH 76.407, 41.014, 241.23
CIE-LUV 76.407, -47.991, -55.689
Hunter-Lab 71.1, -20.858, -34.741
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111110

Color Schemes with #42cafe

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Alternatives to #42cafe

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#42cafe Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cafe

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

Shades and Tints of #42cafe

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, #000406 is the darkest color, while #f2fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cafe

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa3a6 is the less saturated color, while #42cafe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cafe 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
  • #b0bdf4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a9beff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #27d2e1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88c2f7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #83c2fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #30cfeb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population