#42cdff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cdff is composed of 25.9% red, 80.4% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 19.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 195.9 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42cdff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009bff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

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

#42cdff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cdff has RGB values of R:66, G:205, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4378111.

Hex triplet 42cdff #42cdff
RGB Decimal 66, 205, 255 rgb(66,205,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 80.4, 100 rgb(25.9%,80.4%,100%)
CMYK 74, 20, 0, 0
HSL 195.9°, 100, 62.9 hsl(195.9,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.9°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 77.303, -20.958, -35.099
XYZ 42.123, 52.037, 102.426
xyY 0.214, 0.265, 52.037
CIE-LCH 77.303, 40.88, 239.158
CIE-LUV 77.303, -48.966, -54.132
Hunter-Lab 72.137, -22.007, -33.69
Binary 01000010, 11001101, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42cdff

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Alternatives to #42cdff

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#42cdff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cdff

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

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 #42cdff

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

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cdff 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
  • #b3c0f4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #adc0ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2ad4e4 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8ac4f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #86c4ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #32d1ed Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population