#424242 Hex Color Code

#424242

The Hexadecimal Color #424242 is a contrast shade of Dark Slate Gray. #424242 RGB value is rgb(66, 66, 66). RGB Color Model of #424242 consists of 25% red, 25% green and 25% blue. HSL color Mode of #424242 has 0°(degrees) Hue, 0% Saturation and 26% Lightness. #424242 color has an wavelength of 620nm approximately. The nearest Web Safe Color of #424242 is #666666. The Closest Small Hexadecimal Code of #424242 is #444. The Closest Color to #424242 is #2F4F4F. Official Name of #424242 Hex Code is Tundora. CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) of #424242 is 0 Cyan 0 Magenta 0 Yellow 74 Black and #424242 CMY is 0, 0, 0. HSLA (Hue Saturation Lightness Alpha) of #424242 is hsl(0,0,26, 1.0) and HSV is hsv(0, 0, 26). A Three-Dimensional XYZ value of #424242 is 5.18, 5.45, 5.93.
Hex8 Value of #424242 is #424242FF. Decimal Value of #424242 is 4342338 and Octal Value of #424242 is 20441102. Binary Value of #424242 is 1000010, 1000010, 1000010 and Android of #424242 is 4282532418 / 0xff424242. The Horseshoe Shaped Chromaticity Diagram xyY of #424242 is 0.313, 0.329, 0.329 and YIQ Color Space of #424242 is 66.0, 0.0, 0.0. The Color Space LMS (Long Medium Short) of #424242 is 5.17, 5.64, 5.92. CieLAB (L*a*b*) of #424242 is 27.98, -0.0, 0.02. CieLUV : LCHuv (L*, u*, v*) of #424242 is 27.98, 0.01, 0.01. The cylindrical version of CieLUV is known as CieLCH : LCHab of #424242 is 27.98, 0.02, 90.0. Hunter Lab variable of #424242 is 23.35, -1.25, 1.28.

#424242 - Tundora Color Image
#424242 - Tundora Color Image

Graphic Percentage Representation of #424242

RGB Percentages of #424242

25%
25%
25%

RGB stands for Red, Green, and Blue, which are the three primary colors used to create a vast array of colors by varying their intensities. By adjusting the brightness of these three primary colors, virtually any color visible to the human eye can be produced.

RYB Percentages of #424242

25.88%
25.88%
25.88%

The RYB color model is based on Red, Yellow, and Blue Colors. When two primary colors are mixed, they form a secondary color or when mixed all, they result in tertiary color.

CMYK Percentages of #424242

0%
0%
0%
74%

CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (Black). Starting with a white canvas, various amounts of cyan, magenta, yellow, and black ink are combined to absorb or subtract specific wavelengths of light, resulting in the desired color.

Various Color Shades of #424242

To get 25% Saturated #424242 Color, you need to convert the hex color #424242 to the HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) color space, increase the saturation value by 25%, and then convert it back to the hex color. To desaturate a color by 25%, we need to reduce its saturation level while keeping the same hue and lightness. Saturation represents the intensity or vividness of a color. A 100% saturation means the color is fully vivid, while a 0% saturation results in a shade of gray. To make a color 25% darker or 25% lighter, you need to reduce the intensity of each of its RGB (Red, Green, Blue) components by 25% or increase it to 25%. Inverting a #424242 hex color involves converting each of its RGB (Red, Green, Blue) components to their complementary values. The complementary color is found by subtracting each component's value from the maximum value of 255.

Analogous and Monochromatic Colors of #424242

Analogous colors are groups of hues that are located next to each other on the color wheel. These colors share a similar undertone and create a sense of harmony when used together. Analogous color schemes are mainly used in design or art to create a sense of cohesion and flow in a color scheme composition.

Monochromatic colors refer to a color scheme that uses variations of a single color. These variations are achieved by adjusting the shade, tint, or tone of the base color. Monochromatic approach is commonly used in interior design or fashion to create a sense of understated elegance and give a sense of simplicity and consistency.

Triad, Tetrad and SplitComplement of #424242

Triad, Tetrad, and Split Complement are hex color schemes used in art to create harmonious combinations of colors.

The Triad color scheme involves three colors that are evenly spaced around the color wheel, forming an equilateral triangle. The primary triad includes red, blue, and yellow, while other triadic combinations can be formed with different hues. Triad color schemes offer a balanced contrast and are versatile for creating vibrant and dynamic visuals.

The Tetrad color scheme incorporates four colors that are arranged in two complementary pairs. These pairs create a rectangle or square shape on the color wheel. The primary Tetrad includes two sets of complementary colors, such as red and green, and blue and orange. This scheme provides a wide range of color options and allows for both strong contrast and harmonious blends.

The Split Complement color scheme involves a base color paired with the two colors adjacent to its complementary color on the color wheel. For example, if the base color is blue, the Split Complement scheme would include blue, yellow-orange, and red-orange. This combination maintains contrast while offering a more subtle and balanced alternative to a complementary color scheme.

Tints and Shades of #424242

A Color Tint is created by mixing white (#FFFFFF) to any pure color whereas A Color Shade is calculated by adding black (#000000) to any pure hue. See the Color Tints of #424242 to it's lightest color and Color Shades of #424242 to it's the darkest color.

#424242 Hex Code Space Conversions

RGB rgb(66, 66, 66)
RGB Percent 25%, 25%, 25%
RYB 66, 66, 66
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 74
CMY 0, 0, 0
HSL hsl(0, 0%, 26%)
HSLA hsl(0, 0%, 26%, 1.0)
HSV hsv(0, 0, 26)
XYZ 5.18, 5.45, 5.93
Hex8 Value #424242FF
Decimal Value 4342338
Octal Value 20441102
Binary Value 1000010,1000010,1000010
Android 4282532418 / 0xff424242
HSLuv : HUSL hsl(0, 0%, 26%)
xyY 0.313, 0.329, 5.448
YIQ 66.0, 0.0, 0.0
LMS 5.17, 5.64, 5.92
CieLAB 27.98, -0.0, 0.02
CieLUV : LCHuv 27.98, 0.01, 0.01
CieLCH : LCHab 27.98, 0.02, 90.0
Hunter Lab 23.35, -1.25, 1.28
YUV 66.0, 0.0, -0.0
YDbDr 66.0, 0.0, 0.0
YCbCr 72.68, 128.0, 128.0
YCoCg 66.0, 66.0, 0.0
YPbPr 66.0, -0.0, 0.0
Munsell Color System 8302.33 13.61/210.94

#424242 HTML/CSS Hex Color Code Examples

#424242 as Background:

I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can't sit still.

Ashton Kutcher
<p style="background: #424242">…</p>

#424242 as Text Color:

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller
<p style="color: #424242">…</p>

#424242 as Text Shadow:

Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

Orison Swett Marden
<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #424242">…</p>

#424242 as Linear Gradient:

Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.

Orison Swett Marden
<div style="background: linear-gradient(white, #424242)">…</div>

FAQ:

What is the RGB value of #424242?

RGB Value for #424242 is rgb(66, 66, 66).

What is the RGB percentage of #424242?

RGB percentage for #424242 is 25% Red 25% Green 25% Blue.

What is the CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) color model of #424242?

CMYK Color Model of #424242 is 0 Cyan 0 Magenta 0 Yellow 74 Black.

What is the HSL value of #424242?

HSL Value of #424242 is 0°(degrees) Hue 0 Saturation 26 Lightness.

What is the HSV value of #424242?

HSV Value of #424242 is 0 Hue 0 Saturation 26 Value.

What is the XYZ Color Model of #424242?

XYZ Color Model of #424242 is 5.18, 5.45, 5.93.