#42cbde Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cbde is composed of 25.9% red, 79.6% green and 87.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70.3% cyan, 8.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 12.9% black. It has a hue angle of 187.3 degrees, a saturation of 70.3% and a lightness of 56.5%. #42cbde color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0097bd. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 80
    • B 87
    RGB color chart
    • C 70
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 13
    CMYK color chart

#42cbde color description : Bright cyan.

#42cbde Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cbde has RGB values of R:66, G:203, B:222 and CMYK values of C:0.7, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.13. Its decimal value is 4377566.

Hex triplet 42cbde #42cbde
RGB Decimal 66, 203, 222 rgb(66,203,222)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.6, 87.1 rgb(25.9%,79.6%,87.1%)
CMYK 70, 9, 0, 13
HSL 187.3°, 70.3, 56.5 hsl(187.3,70.3%,56.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.3°, 70.3, 87.1
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 75.539, -30.194, -20.09
XYZ 36.784, 49.141, 76.65
xyY 0.226, 0.302, 49.141
CIE-LCH 75.539, 36.267, 213.638
CIE-LUV 75.539, -50.346, -27.264
Hunter-Lab 70.1, -29.012, -15.759
Binary 01000010, 11001011, 11011110

Color Schemes with #42cbde

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Alternatives to #42cbde

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#42cbde Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cbde

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

Shades and Tints of #42cbde

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, #020a0b is the darkest color, while #fafefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cbde

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8f9191 is the less saturated color, while #28def8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cbde 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
  • #90acb0 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b9bcd5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b8bae7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #49cedd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8dc1d8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8dc0e3 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46ccdd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population