#42dcff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42dcff is composed of 25.9% red, 86.3% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 13.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 191.1 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42dcff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00b9ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 86
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 14
    • Y 0
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#42dcff color description : Light cyan.

#42dcff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42dcff has RGB values of R:66, G:220, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.14, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4381951.

Hex triplet 42dcff #42dcff
RGB Decimal 66, 220, 255 rgb(66,220,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 86.3, 100 rgb(25.9%,86.3%,100%)
CMYK 74, 14, 0, 0
HSL 191.1°, 100, 62.9 hsl(191.1,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 191.1°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 81.599, -28.448, -28.489
XYZ 45.885, 59.561, 103.68
xyY 0.219, 0.285, 59.561
CIE-LCH 81.599, 40.26, 225.041
CIE-LUV 81.599, -54.15, -42.023
Hunter-Lab 77.175, -28.929, -25.63
Binary 01000010, 11011100, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42dcff

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Alternatives to #42dcff

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#42dcff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42dcff

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42dcff;}
.background {background-color:#42dcff;}
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Shades and Tints of #42dcff

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, #000607 is the darkest color, while #f3fdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42dcff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a5a8 is the less saturated color, while #42dcff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42dcff 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.

  • #b2b2b2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9cbac1 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4cbf3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c1caff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3ce0f0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #94d1f7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #93d1ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3edef5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population