#42d8e6 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42d8e6 is composed of 25.9% red, 84.7% green and 90.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.3% cyan, 6.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 9.8% black. It has a hue angle of 185.1 degrees, a saturation of 76.6% and a lightness of 58%. #42d8e6 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00b1cd. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 85
    • B 90
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 6
    • Y 0
    • K 10
    CMYK color chart

#42d8e6 color description : Bright cyan.

#42d8e6 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42d8e6 has RGB values of R:66, G:216, B:230 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.06, Y:0, K:0.1. Its decimal value is 4380902.

Hex triplet 42d8e6 #42d8e6
RGB Decimal 66, 216, 230 rgb(66,216,230)
RGB Percent 25.9, 84.7, 90.2 rgb(25.9%,84.7%,90.2%)
CMYK 71, 6, 0, 10
HSL 185.1°, 76.6, 58 hsl(185.1,76.6%,58%)
HSV (or HSB) 185.1°, 71.3, 90.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 79.602, -34.037, -18.233
XYZ 41.081, 55.979, 83.499
xyY 0.228, 0.31, 55.979
CIE-LCH 79.602, 38.613, 208.177
CIE-LUV 79.602, -54.413, -23.783
Hunter-Lab 74.819, -32.924, -13.794
Binary 01000010, 11011000, 11100110

Color Schemes with #42d8e6

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Alternatives to #42d8e6

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#42d8e6 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42d8e6

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42d8e6;}
.background {background-color:#42d8e6;}
.border {border:1px solid #42d8e6;}

Shades and Tints of #42d8e6

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, #000102 is the darkest color, while #effcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42d8e6

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8c9b9c is the less saturated color, while #29ecff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42d8e6 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.

  • #adadad Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #98b6b8 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c5c6dc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c6c4ef Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4dd9e9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #95cddf Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #96cbec Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #49d9e8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population