#42cc9f Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cc9f is composed of 25.9% red, 80% green and 62.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.6% cyan, 0% magenta, 22.1% yellow and 20% black. It has a hue angle of 160.4 degrees, a saturation of 57.5% and a lightness of 52.9%. #42cc9f color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00993f. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

    • R 26
    • G 80
    • B 62
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    • C 68
    • M 0
    • Y 22
    • K 20
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#42cc9f color description : Moderate cyan - lime green.

#42cc9f Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cc9f has RGB values of R:66, G:204, B:159 and CMYK values of C:0.68, M:0, Y:0.22, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 4377759.

Hex triplet 42cc9f #42cc9f
RGB Decimal 66, 204, 159 rgb(66,204,159)
RGB Percent 25.9, 80, 62.4 rgb(25.9%,80%,62.4%)
CMYK 68, 0, 22, 20
HSL 160.4°, 57.5, 52.9 hsl(160.4,57.5%,52.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 160.4°, 67.6, 80
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 74.09, -47.527, 11.785
XYZ 30.095, 46.844, 40.255
xyY 0.257, 0.4, 46.844
CIE-LCH 74.09, 48.967, 166.074
CIE-LUV 74.09, -54.708, 24.671
Hunter-Lab 68.443, -41.287, 13.039
Binary 01000010, 11001100, 10011111

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Alternatives to #42cc9f

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#42cc9f Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cc9f

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.text {color:#42cc9f;}
.background {background-color:#42cc9f;}
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Shades and Tints of #42cc9f

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, #030c09 is the darkest color, while #fbfefd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cc9f

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838b89 is the less saturated color, while #14faaf is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cc9f 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.

  • #9e9e9e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ca79e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4b99a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cfb3ad Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #65c7d6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #94c09b Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9cbca8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #58c9c2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population