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#42cad5 Hex Color Code

#42cad5 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42cad5 is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #42cad5 is comprised of 25.88% red, 79.22% green and 83.53% blue. In the HSL color space #42cad5 has a hue of 184° (degrees), 64% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 489.12 nm.

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#42cad5 linear gradient to complementary #f42e23

  1. #42cad5
  2. #8ab7b6
  3. #afa398
  4. #c88e7a
  5. #db765d
  6. #e95940
  7. #f42e23

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00a6b1
  2. #17b2bd
  3. #30bec9
  4. #42cad5
  5. #52d6e1
  6. #61e3ee
  7. #6feffa

Tones

  1. #42cad5
  2. #5ac0c8
  3. #6ab5bc
  4. #76abb0
  5. #7fa1a4
  6. #869698
  7. #8c8c8c

Tints and Shades

#42cad5 to white

  1. #42cad5
  2. #6fd3dc
  3. #91dce3
  4. #aee5ea
  5. #caeef1
  6. #e5f6f8
  7. #ffffff

#42cad5 to black

  1. #42cad5
  2. #3ba5ae
  3. #338288
  4. #2a6065
  5. #204043
  6. #152324
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1050-B20G
      #52c8d6
      ΔE = 1.906 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. Cool Blue / S 1050-B30G
      #5aced5
      ΔE = 2.380 / LRV ≈ 51.1%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 319 C
      #2cccd3
      ΔE = 2.159 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. 319 U
      #25c9d0
      ΔE = 2.378 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-B30G
      #50c3cb
      ΔE = 2.501 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  4. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10346
      #47c6cb
      ΔE = 2.514 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  5. Earthpaint

    1. 1-30-4 Seaspray
      #64c7ce
      ΔE = 2.536 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  6. Dulux

    1. Javan Dawn 2
      #61c3cc
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  7. Ford

    1. Taos Turquoise
      #3ac3ca
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 44.2%

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#42cad5 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42cad5 foreground

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #42cad5">…</p>

#42cad5 background

I don't say everything, but I paint everything.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #42cad5">…</p>

#42cad5 shadow

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42cad5">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4377301
Binary
01000010, 11001010, 11010101
Hexadecimal
#42cad5
LRV
≈ 48.2%
Closest short hex
#2cd ΔE = 2.043
RGB
rgb(66, 202, 213)
RGBA
rgba(66, 202, 213, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.137, g: 0.420, b: 0.443
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.536%, blue: 0.835%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12399915 / 0xff42cad5
HSL
hsl(184, 64%, 55%)
HSLA
hsla(184, 64%, 55%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 184° (184.490), saturation: 69% (0.690), value: 84% (0.835)
HSP
hue: 184.490, saturation: 69.014%, perceived brightness: 68.405%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 201.928, S: 89.218, L: 74.950
Cubehelix
H: -183.726, S: 0.982, L: 0.637
TSL
T: -1.564, S: 0.288, L: 0.638
CMYK
cyan: 69% (0.690), magenta: 5% (0.052), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 16% (0.165)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 21% (0.208), yellow: 16% (0.165)
XYZ
X: 35.372, Y: 48.199, Z: 70.377
xyY
x: 0.230, y: 0.313, Y: 48.199
CIELab
L: 74.950, a: -32.379, b: -16.112
CIELuv
L: 74.950, u: -50.568, v: -20.357
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.950, C: 36.167, H: 206.455
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.950, C: 54.511, H: 201.928
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.426, a: -30.550, b: -11.504
CIECAM02
J: 64.993, C: 47.417, h: 205.558, Q: 158.834, M: 41.465, s: 51.094, H: 260.790
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.090, jaune: -2.581, green: 5.932
LMS
L: 35.198, M: 57.360, S: 69.970
YCbCr
Y: 155.644, Cb: 152.957, Cr: 67.515
YCgCo
Y: 170.750, Cg: 31.250, Co: -20.250
YDbDr
Y: 162.590, Db: 75.863, Dr: 183.675
YPbPr
Y: 173.824, Pb: 21.140, Pr: -68.506
xvYCC
Y: 165.284, Cb: 146.570, Cr: 67.822
YIQ
Y: 162.590, I: -84.551, Q: -25.336
YUV
Y: 162.590, U: 24.808, V: -84.740
Munsell Color System
2.5B 7/8 ΔE = 1.963
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 14.228

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