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Hot Red Color

HEX #B7121F / RGB (183, 18, 31)

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What is Hot Red Color?

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Hot Red has the hex code #B7121F. The equivalent RGB values are (183, 18, 31), which means it is composed of 79% red, 8% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:90 Y:83 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Hot Red has a hue of 355°, 90% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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.

Hot red is a strong deep red color. It can be used on web pages with HTML and CSS via its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color codes.

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Hot Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B7121F
RGB Values(183, 18, 31)
CMYK Values(0%, 90%, 83%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 90%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0033
Inverse Color#48EDE0 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®3546 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#12B7AA [Tiffany Blue]
Hot Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#363636
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7B7B7B

Hot Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B7121F. Complementary color is 12B7AA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Hot Red is Tiffany Blue with the hex code #12B7AA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B7121F color is offered by #12B7AA. 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.

B7121F 12B7AA
Analogous color palette with (B7121F, B75812 and B71272)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Hot Red (#B7121F) are Alloy Orange (#B75812) and Magenta (Dye) (#B71272). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Hot 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.

B7121F B75812 B71272
Split Complementary color palette with (B7121F, 12B758 and 1272B7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Hot Red (#B7121F) are #12B758 (GO Green) and #1272B7 (Green-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 (B7121F, 1FB712 and 121FB7)

Triadic Palette

Hot Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1FB712 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #121FB7 (Blue (Pantone)) along with #B7121F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B7121F 1FB712 121FB7
Tetradic color palette with (B7121F, 1FB712, 12B7AA and AA12B7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Hot Red has four colors - #1FB712 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #12B7AA (Tiffany Blue) and #AA12B7 (Heliotrope Magenta) in addition to the base color (#B7121F). 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.

B7121F 1FB712 12B7AA AA12B7
Square color palette with (B7121F, 72B712, 12B7AA and 5812B7)

Square Palette

Hot Red square color palette has #72B712 (Dark Lemon Lime), #12B7AA (Tiffany Blue) and #5812B7 (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.

B7121F 72B712 12B7AA 5812B7
Rainbow color

Hot Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Hot 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.

B71220 B79212 4FB712 12B763 127EB7 3312B7 B712AD

Tints, Tones & Shades of Hot Red Color


  • Transparent C5414CC5414C
  • Transparent CD5962CD5962
  • Transparent D47179D47179
  • Transparent DB898FDB898F
  • Transparent E2A0A5E2A0A5
  • Transparent E9B8BCE9B8BC
  • Transparent F1D0D2F1D0D2
  • Transparent F8E7E9F8E7E9


  • Transparent AC2832AC2832
  • Transparent A7333CA7333C
  • Transparent A13E46A13E46
  • Transparent 9C49509C4950
  • Transparent 965459965459
  • Transparent 915F63915F63
  • Transparent 8B6A6D8B6A6D
  • Transparent 867576867576


  • Transparent 920E19920E19
  • Transparent 800D16800D16
  • Transparent 6E0B136E0B13
  • Transparent 5C09105C0910
  • Transparent 49070C49070C
  • Transparent 370509370509
  • Transparent 250406250406
  • Transparent 120203120203

Hot Red Color Patterns

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    Hot Red Gingham Checks

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    Hot Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Hot Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Hot Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Red Plaid Pattern

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