#42d9ef Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42d9ef is composed of 25.9% red, 85.1% green and 93.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.4% cyan, 9.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 6.3% black. It has a hue angle of 187.6 degrees, a saturation of 84.4% and a lightness of 59.8%. #42d9ef color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00b3df. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 85
    • B 94
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 6
    CMYK color chart

#42d9ef color description : Bright cyan.

#42d9ef Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42d9ef has RGB values of R:66, G:217, B:239 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.06. Its decimal value is 4381167.

Hex triplet 42d9ef #42d9ef
RGB Decimal 66, 217, 239 rgb(66,217,239)
RGB Percent 25.9, 85.1, 93.7 rgb(25.9%,85.1%,93.7%)
CMYK 72, 9, 0, 6
HSL 187.6°, 84.4, 59.8 hsl(187.6,84.4%,59.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.6°, 72.4, 93.7
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 80.186, -31.848, -22.146
XYZ 42.635, 57.012, 90.414
xyY 0.224, 0.3, 57.012
CIE-LCH 80.186, 38.791, 214.813
CIE-LUV 80.186, -54.166, -30.677
Hunter-Lab 75.506, -31.345, -18.142
Binary 01000010, 11011001, 11101111

Color Schemes with #42d9ef

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Alternatives to #42d9ef

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#42d9ef Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42d9ef

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.text {color:#42d9ef;}
.background {background-color:#42d9ef;}
.border {border:1px solid #42d9ef;}

Shades and Tints of #42d9ef

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, #01090a is the darkest color, while #f7fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42d9ef

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #919ea0 is the less saturated color, while #32e5ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42d9ef 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
  • #98b7bb Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4c8e4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c3c6f7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #48dbeb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #95cee8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #94cdf4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #45daec Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population