#42cbdb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cbdb is composed of 25.9% red, 79.6% green and 85.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 69.9% cyan, 7.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.1% black. It has a hue angle of 186.3 degrees, a saturation of 68% and a lightness of 55.9%. #42cbdb color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0097b7. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 80
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 7
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#42cbdb color description : Soft cyan.

#42cbdb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cbdb has RGB values of R:66, G:203, B:219 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.07, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 4377563.

Hex triplet 42cbdb #42cbdb
RGB Decimal 66, 203, 219 rgb(66,203,219)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.6, 85.9 rgb(25.9%,79.6%,85.9%)
CMYK 70, 7, 0, 14
HSL 186.3°, 68, 55.9 hsl(186.3,68%,55.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 186.3°, 69.9, 85.9
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 75.44, -31.088, -18.622
XYZ 36.385, 48.981, 74.551
xyY 0.228, 0.306, 48.981
CIE-LCH 75.44, 36.238, 210.922
CIE-LUV 75.44, -50.538, -24.695
Hunter-Lab 69.987, -29.677, -14.166
Binary 01000010, 11001011, 11011011

Color Schemes with #42cbdb

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Alternatives to #42cbdb

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#42cbdb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cbdb

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42cbdb;}
.background {background-color:#42cbdb;}
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Shades and Tints of #42cbdb

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, #020809 is the darkest color, while #f7fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cbdb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #879496 is the less saturated color, while #1fe6fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cbdb 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.

  • #a4a4a4 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90acaf Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #babcd2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bab9e4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4bcddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ec1d5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8ec0e0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #48ccdc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population