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Code Red Color

HEX #B31D34 / RGB (179, 29, 52)

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What is Code Red Color?

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Code Red has the hex code #B31D34. The equivalent RGB values are (179, 29, 52), which means it is composed of 69% red, 11% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:84 Y:71 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Code Red has a hue of 351°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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.

Code Red color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Code 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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Code Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B31D34
RGB Values(179, 29, 52)
CMYK Values(0%, 84%, 71%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(351°, 84%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#4CE2CB [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®1805 C
Closest RAL3027 [Raspberry red]
Complementary Color#1DB39C [Light Sea Green]
Code Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#575757
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Luma)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Code Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B31D34. Complementary color is 1DB39C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Code Red is Light Sea Green with the hex code #1DB39C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B31D34 color is offered by #1DB39C. 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.

B31D34 1DB39C
Analogous color palette with (B31D34, B3511D and B31D7F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Code Red (#B31D34) are Metallic Brown (#B3511D) and Medium Violet-Red (#B31D7F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Code 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.

B31D34 B3511D B31D7F
Split Complementary color palette with (B31D34, 1DB351 and 1D7FB3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Code Red (#B31D34) are #1DB351 (Green (Pigment)) and #1D7FB3 (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.

B31D34 1DB351 1D7FB3
Triadic color palette with (B31D34, 34B31D and 1D34B3)

Triadic Palette

Code Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #34B31D (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #1D34B3 (Persian Blue) along with #B31D34 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B31D34 34B31D 1D34B3
Tetradic color palette with (B31D34, 34B31D, 1DB39C and 9C1DB3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Code Red has four colors - #34B31D (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #1DB39C (Light Sea Green) and #9C1DB3 (Dark Orchid) in addition to the base color (#B31D34). 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.

B31D34 34B31D 1DB39C 9C1DB3
Square color palette with (B31D34, 7FB31D, 1DB39C and 511DB3)

Square Palette

Code Red square color palette has #7FB31D (Dark Lemon Lime), #1DB39C (Light Sea Green) and #511DB3 (Grape). 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.

B31D34 7FB31D 1DB39C 511DB3
Rainbow color

Code Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Code 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.

B31D34 B3871D 5EB31D 1DB35C 1D89B3 311DB3 B21DB3

Tints, Tones & Shades of Code Red Color


  • Transparent C24A5DC24A5D
  • Transparent CA6171CA6171
  • Transparent D17785D17785
  • Transparent D98E9AD98E9A
  • Transparent E1A5AEE1A5AE
  • Transparent E8BBC2E8BBC2
  • Transparent F0D2D6F0D2D6
  • Transparent F7E8EBF7E8EB


  • Transparent A93143A93143
  • Transparent A43B4BA43B4B
  • Transparent 9F45529F4552
  • Transparent 9A4F5A9A4F5A
  • Transparent 945862945862
  • Transparent 8F62698F6269
  • Transparent 8A6C718A6C71
  • Transparent 857678857678


  • Transparent 8F172A8F172A
  • Transparent 7D14247D1424
  • Transparent 6B111F6B111F
  • Transparent 5A0F1A5A0F1A
  • Transparent 480C15480C15
  • Transparent 360910360910
  • Transparent 24060A24060A
  • Transparent 120305120305

Code Red Color Patterns

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    Code Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Code Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Code Red Plaid Pattern

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