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#9F3131 Hex Code

Color Name: Japanese Carmine

What is hex #9F3131 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9F3131 is Japanese Carmine. The RGB values are (159, 49, 49) which means it is composed of 62% red, 19% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:69 Y:69 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9F3131 has a hue of 0°, 69% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

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Hex #9F3131 Color Codes

Color NameJapanese Carmine
RGB Values(159, 49, 49)
CMYK Values(0%, 69%, 69%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 69%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#60CECE [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®704 C
Closest RAL3031 [Orient red]
Complementary Color#319F9F [Keppel]
#9F3131 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#565656
Weighted Average (Most Common)#525252
Weighted Average (Luma)#484848
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8C8C8C

Hex #9F3131 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9F3131. Complementary color is 319F9F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9F3131 is #319F9F which is called Keppel. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9F3131 color is offered by #319F9F. 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 (9F3131, 9F6831 and 9F3168)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9F3131 are #9F6831 and #9F3168, called Dark Gold and Amaranth Deep Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9F3131 with a 30° separation. 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 (9F3131, 319F68 and 31689F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9F3131 are #319F68 (Illuminating Emerald) and #31689F (Lapis Lazuli). 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 (9F3131, 319F31 and 31319F)

Triadic Palette

#9F3131 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #319F31 (Wageningen Green) and #31319F (Blue (Pigment)) along with #9F3131, our main color, 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 (9F3131, 319F31, 319F9F and 9F319F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9F3131 has #319F31 (Wageningen Green), #319F9F (Keppel) and #9F319F (Byzantine). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (9F3131, 689F31, 319F9F and 68319F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9F3131 contains #689F31 (Green (RYB)), #319F9F (Keppel) and #68319F (Purple Heart). 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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Hex #9F3131 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9F3131 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 9F3131 Color


  • Transparent B25A5AB25A5A
  • Transparent BC6F6FBC6F6F
  • Transparent C58383C58383
  • Transparent CF9898CF9898
  • Transparent D9ADADD9ADAD
  • Transparent E2C1C1E2C1C1
  • Transparent ECD6D6ECD6D6
  • Transparent F5EAEAF5EAEA


  • Transparent 994141994141
  • Transparent 964949964949
  • Transparent 935151935151
  • Transparent 905959905959
  • Transparent 8C60608C6060
  • Transparent 896868896868
  • Transparent 867070867070
  • Transparent 837878837878


  • Transparent 7F27277F2727
  • Transparent 6F22226F2222
  • Transparent 5F1D1D5F1D1D
  • Transparent 501919501919
  • Transparent 401414401414
  • Transparent 300F0F300F0F
  • Transparent 200A0A200A0A
  • Transparent 100505100505

#9F3131 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.