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British Red Color

HEX #C8102E / RGB (200, 16, 46)

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What is British Red Color?

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British Red has the hex code #C8102E. The equivalent RGB values are (200, 16, 46), which means it is composed of 76% red, 6% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:92 Y:77 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, British Red has a hue of 350°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

This deep red is from the flag of Britian - the Union Jack. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, British Red 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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British Red Color Codes

Hex Code#C8102E
RGB Values(200, 16, 46)
CMYK Values(0%, 92%, 77%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(350°, 92%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0033
Inverse Color#37EFD1 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®186 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#10C8AA [Tiffany Blue]
British Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#575757
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

British Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C8102E. Complementary color is 10C8AA

Complementary Palette

The complement of British Red is Tiffany Blue with the hex code #10C8AA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C8102E color is offered by #10C8AA. 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.

C8102E 10C8AA
Analogous color palette with (C8102E, C84E10 and C8108A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of British Red (#C8102E) are Sinopia (#C84E10) and Medium Violet-Red (#C8108A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of British Red 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.

C8102E C84E10 C8108A
Split Complementary color palette with (C8102E, 10C84E and 108AC8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of British Red (#C8102E) are #10C84E (Malachite) and #108AC8 (Cyan Cornflower 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.

C8102E 10C84E 108AC8
Triadic color palette with (C8102E, 2EC810 and 102EC8)

Triadic Palette

British Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2EC810 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #102EC8 (Persian Blue) along with #C8102E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

C8102E 2EC810 102EC8
Tetradic color palette with (C8102E, 2EC810, 10C8AA and AA10C8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of British Red has four colors - #2EC810 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #10C8AA (Tiffany Blue) and #AA10C8 (Purple (Munsell)) in addition to the base color (#C8102E). 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.

C8102E 2EC810 10C8AA AA10C8
Square color palette with (C8102E, 8AC810, 10C8AA and 4E10C8)

Square Palette

British Red square color palette has #8AC810 (Dark Lemon Lime), #10C8AA (Tiffany Blue) and #4E10C8 (Interdimensional Blue). 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.

C8102E 8AC810 10C8AA 4E10C8
Rainbow color

British Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our British Red 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.

C8102F C88F10 63C810 10C85A 1098C8 2610C8 C410C8

Tints, Tones & Shades of British Red Color


  • Transparent D34058D34058
  • Transparent D9586DD9586D
  • Transparent DE7082DE7082
  • Transparent E48897E48897
  • Transparent E99FABE99FAB
  • Transparent EFB7C0EFB7C0
  • Transparent F4CFD5F4CFD5
  • Transparent FAE7EAFAE7EA


  • Transparent BA263EBA263E
  • Transparent B23247B23247
  • Transparent AB3D4FAB3D4F
  • Transparent A44857A44857
  • Transparent 9D535F9D535F
  • Transparent 965E67965E67
  • Transparent 8E6A708E6A70
  • Transparent 877578877578


  • Transparent A00D25A00D25
  • Transparent 8C0B208C0B20
  • Transparent 780A1C780A1C
  • Transparent 640817640817
  • Transparent 500612500612
  • Transparent 3C050E3C050E
  • Transparent 280309280309
  • Transparent 140205140205

British Red Color Patterns

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    British Red Gingham Checks

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    British Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Red Plaid Pattern

British Red Color Interior Ideas

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