#42d5ed Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42d5ed is composed of 25.9% red, 83.5% green and 92.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.2% cyan, 10.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.1% black. It has a hue angle of 188.4 degrees, a saturation of 82.6% and a lightness of 59.4%. #42d5ed color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00abdb. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 84
    • B 93
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 10
    • Y 0
    • K 7
    CMYK color chart

#42d5ed color description : Bright cyan.

#42d5ed Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42d5ed has RGB values of R:66, G:213, B:237 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.1, Y:0, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 4380141.

Hex triplet 42d5ed #42d5ed
RGB Decimal 66, 213, 237 rgb(66,213,237)
RGB Percent 25.9, 83.5, 92.9 rgb(25.9%,83.5%,92.9%)
CMYK 72, 10, 0, 7
HSL 188.4°, 82.6, 59.4 hsl(188.4,82.6%,59.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 188.4°, 72.2, 92.9
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 78.959, -30.526, -22.945
XYZ 41.323, 54.857, 88.527
xyY 0.224, 0.297, 54.857
CIE-LCH 78.959, 38.188, 216.93
CIE-LUV 78.959, -52.898, -32.157
Hunter-Lab 74.066, -30.027, -19.02
Binary 01000010, 11010101, 11101101

Color Schemes with #42d5ed

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Alternatives to #42d5ed

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#42d5ed Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42d5ed

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42d5ed;}
.background {background-color:#42d5ed;}
.border {border:1px solid #42d5ed;}

Shades and Tints of #42d5ed

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, #010708 is the darkest color, while #f5fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42d5ed

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #929c9d is the less saturated color, while #32e0fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42d5ed 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.

  • #acacac Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #97b4b9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c0c5e2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bfc3f5 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #46d8e8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #92cae6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #91c9f2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #44d7e9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population