#42ccff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42ccff is composed of 25.9% red, 80% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 20% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 196.2 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42ccff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0099ff. 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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#42ccff color description : Light blue.

#42ccff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42ccff has RGB values of R:66, G:204, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4377855.

Hex triplet 42ccff #42ccff
RGB Decimal 66, 204, 255 rgb(66,204,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 80, 100 rgb(25.9%,80%,100%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 0
HSL 196.2°, 100, 62.9 hsl(196.2,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.2°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 77.017, -20.446, -35.541
XYZ 41.885, 51.56, 102.347
xyY 0.214, 0.263, 51.56
CIE-LCH 77.017, 41.002, 240.089
CIE-LUV 77.017, -48.621, -54.94
Hunter-Lab 71.806, -21.539, -34.244
Binary 01000010, 11001100, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42ccff

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Alternatives to #42ccff

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#42ccff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42ccff

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

Shades and Tints of #42ccff

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 #42ccff

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

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42ccff 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.

  • #a9a9a9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #94b0ba Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b2bff4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #acbfff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #28d3e3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c4f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85c4ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #31d0ed Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population