#42d8ed Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42d8ed is composed of 25.9% red, 84.7% green and 92.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.2% cyan, 8.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.1% black. It has a hue angle of 187.4 degrees, a saturation of 82.6% and a lightness of 59.4%. #42d8ed color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00b1db. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 85
    • B 93
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 7
    CMYK color chart

#42d8ed color description : Bright cyan.

#42d8ed Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42d8ed has RGB values of R:66, G:216, B:237 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 4380909.

Hex triplet 42d8ed #42d8ed
RGB Decimal 66, 216, 237 rgb(66,216,237)
RGB Percent 25.9, 84.7, 92.9 rgb(25.9%,84.7%,92.9%)
CMYK 72, 9, 0, 7
HSL 187.4°, 82.6, 59.4 hsl(187.4,82.6%,59.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.4°, 72.2, 92.9
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 79.83, -31.967, -21.622
XYZ 42.084, 56.381, 88.781
xyY 0.225, 0.301, 56.381
CIE-LCH 79.83, 38.593, 214.073
CIE-LUV 79.83, -53.948, -29.762
Hunter-Lab 75.087, -31.358, -17.542
Binary 01000010, 11011000, 11101101

Color Schemes with #42d8ed

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Alternatives to #42d8ed

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#42d8ed Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42d8ed

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42d8ed;}
.background {background-color:#42d8ed;}
.border {border:1px solid #42d8ed;}

Shades and Tints of #42d8ed

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 #42d8ed

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #929c9d is the less saturated color, while #32e4fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42d8ed 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.

  • #aeaeae Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #98b6bb Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4c7e2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c3c5f5 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #48daea Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #94cde6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #94ccf2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46d9eb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population