#42cbff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cbff is composed of 25.9% red, 79.6% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 20.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 196.5 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42cbff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0097ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 80
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42cbff color description : Light blue.

#42cbff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cbff has RGB values of R:66, G:203, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4377599.

Hex triplet 42cbff #42cbff
RGB Decimal 66, 203, 255 rgb(66,203,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.6, 100 rgb(25.9%,79.6%,100%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 0
HSL 196.5°, 100, 62.9 hsl(196.5,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.5°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.731, -19.933, -35.983
XYZ 41.648, 51.086, 102.268
xyY 0.214, 0.262, 51.086
CIE-LCH 76.731, 41.135, 241.015
CIE-LUV 76.731, -48.276, -55.747
Hunter-Lab 71.475, -21.07, -34.801
Binary 01000010, 11001011, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42cbff

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Alternatives to #42cbff

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#42cbff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cbff

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

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 #42cbff

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

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cbff 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.

  • #a8a8a8 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #94afb9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b1bef4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #aabfff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #26d3e2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88c3f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #84c3ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #30d0ec Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population