#42caff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42caff is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 20.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 196.8 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42caff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 100
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    • C 74
    • M 21
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42caff color description : Light blue.

#42caff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42caff has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.21, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4377343.

Hex triplet 42caff #42caff
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 255 rgb(66,202,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 100 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,100%)
CMYK 74, 21, 0, 0
HSL 196.8°, 100, 62.9 hsl(196.8,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.8°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.446, -19.418, -36.426
XYZ 41.413, 50.616, 102.189
xyY 0.213, 0.261, 50.616
CIE-LCH 76.446, 41.278, 241.938
CIE-LUV 76.446, -47.931, -56.554
Hunter-Lab 71.145, -20.6, -35.361
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42caff

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Alternatives to #42caff

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#42caff Preview

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

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, #000507 is the darkest color, while #f3fcff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42caff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a4a8 is the less saturated color, while #42caff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42caff 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
  • #93aeb9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b0bdf5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a9beff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #25d2e1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88c2f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #83c2ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2fcfec Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population