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#FA8072 Hex Code

Color Name: Salmon

What is hex #FA8072 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FA8072 is Salmon. The RGB values are (250, 128, 114) which means it is composed of 51% red, 26% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:49 Y:54 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FA8072 has a hue of 6°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 #FA8072 Color Codes

Color NameSalmon
RGB Values(250, 128, 114)
CMYK Values(0%, 49%, 54%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(6°, 54%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9966
Inverse Color#057F8D [Metallic Seaweed]
Closest Pantone®170 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#72ECFA [Electric Blue]
#FA8072 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Luma)#999999
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C5C5C5

Hex #FA8072 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FA8072. Complementary color is 72ECFA

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FA8072 is #72ECFA which is called Electric Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FA8072 color is offered by #72ECFA. 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 (FA8072, FAC472 and FA72A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FA8072 are #FAC472 and #FA72A8, called Topaz and Cyclamen, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FA8072 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 (FA8072, 72FAC4 and 72A8FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FA8072 are #72FAC4 (Aquamarine) and #72A8FA (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 (FA8072, 72FA80 and 8072FA)

Triadic Palette

#FA8072 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #72FA80 (Very Light Malachite Green) and #8072FA (Violets Are Blue) along with #FA8072, 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 (FA8072, 72FA80, 72ECFA and FA72EC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FA8072 has #72FA80 (Very Light Malachite Green), #72ECFA (Electric Blue) and #FA72EC (Pink Flamingo). 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 (FA8072, A8FA72, 72ECFA and C472FA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FA8072 contains #A8FA72 (Inchworm), #72ECFA (Electric Blue) and #C472FA (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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Hex #FA8072 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FA8072 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 FA8072 Color


  • Transparent FB998EFB998E
  • Transparent FCA69CFCA69C
  • Transparent FCB3AAFCB3AA
  • Transparent FDC0B9FDC0B9
  • Transparent FDCCC7FDCCC7
  • Transparent FED9D5FED9D5
  • Transparent FEE6E3FEE6E3
  • Transparent FFF2F1FFF2F1


  • Transparent E28075E28075
  • Transparent D58076D58076
  • Transparent C98078C98078
  • Transparent BD8079BD8079
  • Transparent B1807AB1807A
  • Transparent A5807CA5807C
  • Transparent 98807D98807D
  • Transparent 8C807F8C807F


  • Transparent C8665BC8665B
  • Transparent AF5A50AF5A50
  • Transparent 964D44964D44
  • Transparent 7D40397D4039
  • Transparent 64332E64332E
  • Transparent 4B26224B2622
  • Transparent 321A17321A17
  • Transparent 190D0B190D0B

#FA8072 Color Patterns

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    #FA8072 Leaves Pattern

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    #FA8072 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #FA8072 Plaid Pattern

#FA8072 Color Interior Ideas

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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.