Bright Salmon Color

HEX #FF9E85 / RGB (255, 158, 133)

What is Bright Salmon Color?

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Bright Salmon has the hex code #FF9E85. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 158, 133), which means it is composed of 47% red, 29% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:38 Y:48 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bright Salmon has a hue of 12°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Bright Salmon color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, bright salmon can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Bright Salmon Color Codes

Hex Code#FF9E85
RGB Values(255, 158, 133)
CMYK Values(0%, 38%, 48%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 48%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9999
Inverse Color#00617A [Blue Sapphire]
Closest Pantone®1625 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#85E6FF [Pale Cyan]
Bright Salmon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Bright Salmon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF9E85. Complementary color is 85E6FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bright Salmon is Pale Cyan with the hex code #85E6FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF9E85 color is offered by #85E6FF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (FF9E85, FFDB85 and FF85A9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bright Salmon (#FF9E85) are Jasmine (#FFDB85) and Tickle Me Pink (#FF85A9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bright Salmon with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (FF9E85, 85FFDB and 85A9FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bright Salmon (#FF9E85) are #85FFDB (Aquamarine) and #85A9FF (French Sky Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (FF9E85, 85FF9E and 9E85FF)

Triadic Palette

Bright Salmon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #85FF9E (Mint Green) and #9E85FF (Lavender (Floral)) along with #FF9E85 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (FF9E85, 85FF9E, 85E6FF and FF85E6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bright Salmon has four colors - #85FF9E (Mint Green), #85E6FF (Pale Cyan) and #FF85E6 (Pale Magenta) in addition to the base color (#FF9E85). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (FF9E85, A9FF85, 85E6FF and DB85FF)

Square Palette

Bright Salmon square color palette has #A9FF85 (Mint Green), #85E6FF (Pale Cyan) and #DB85FF (Heliotrope). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Bright Salmon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bright Salmon rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Bright Salmon Color


  • Transparent FFB19DFFB19D
  • Transparent FFBBAAFFBBAA
  • Transparent FFC5B6FFC5B6
  • Transparent FFCFC2FFCFC2
  • Transparent FFD8CEFFD8CE
  • Transparent FFE2DAFFE2DA
  • Transparent FFECE7FFECE7
  • Transparent FFF5F3FFF5F3


  • Transparent E69884E69884
  • Transparent D99584D99584
  • Transparent CC9283CC9283
  • Transparent C08F83C08F83
  • Transparent B38C82B38C82
  • Transparent A68982A68982
  • Transparent 998681998681
  • Transparent 8D83818D8381


  • Transparent CC7E6ACC7E6A
  • Transparent B36F5DB36F5D
  • Transparent 995F50995F50
  • Transparent 804F43804F43
  • Transparent 663F35663F35
  • Transparent 4D2F284D2F28
  • Transparent 33201B33201B
  • Transparent 1A100D1A100D

Bright Salmon Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Salmon Plaid Pattern

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