#42d8e9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42d8e9 is composed of 25.9% red, 84.7% green and 91.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.7% cyan, 7.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 8.6% black. It has a hue angle of 186.1 degrees, a saturation of 79.1% and a lightness of 58.6%. #42d8e9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00b1d3. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 85
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 7
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#42d8e9 color description : Bright cyan.

#42d8e9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42d8e9 has RGB values of R:66, G:216, B:233 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.07, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 4380905.

Hex triplet 42d8e9 #42d8e9
RGB Decimal 66, 216, 233 rgb(66,216,233)
RGB Percent 25.9, 84.7, 91.4 rgb(25.9%,84.7%,91.4%)
CMYK 72, 7, 0, 9
HSL 186.1°, 79.1, 58.6 hsl(186.1,79.1%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 186.1°, 71.7, 91.4
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 79.699, -33.155, -19.687
XYZ 41.506, 56.149, 85.737
xyY 0.226, 0.306, 56.149
CIE-LCH 79.699, 38.559, 210.702
CIE-LUV 79.699, -54.214, -26.341
Hunter-Lab 74.933, -32.259, -15.385
Binary 01000010, 11011000, 11101001

Color Schemes with #42d8e9

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Alternatives to #42d8e9

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#42d8e9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42d8e9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42d8e9;}
.background {background-color:#42d8e9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42d8e9;}

Shades and Tints of #42d8e9

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, #000404 is the darkest color, while #f2fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42d8e9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #939798 is the less saturated color, while #32e5f9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42d8e9 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
  • #98b6b9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4c7de Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c4c4f2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4bdaea Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #95cde2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #95cbee Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #48d9e9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population