Infra Red

HEX #C5043F / RGB (197, 4, 63)

What is Infra Red Color?

Infra Red (Hex code: C5043F) Thumbnail

Infra Red has the hex code #C5043F. The equivalent RGB values are (197, 4, 63), which means it is composed of 75% red, 2% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:98 Y:68 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Infra Red has a hue of 342°, 98% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Infra Red is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the infra red CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Infra Red Color Codes

Hex Code#C5043F
RGB Values(197, 4, 63)
CMYK Values(0%, 98%, 68%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(342°, 98%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0033
Inverse Color#3AFBC0 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®1935 C
Closest RAL3027 [Raspberry red]
Complementary Color#04C58A [Caribbean Green]
Infra Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#585858
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#313131
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#757575

Infra Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C5043F. Complementary color is 04C58A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Infra Red is Caribbean Green with the hex code #04C58A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C5043F color is offered by #04C58A. 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.

Analogous color palette with (C5043F, C52A04 and C504A0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Infra Red (#C5043F) are Mahogany (#C52A04) and Medium Violet-Red (#C504A0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Infra 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (C5043F, 04C52A and 04A0C5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Infra Red (#C5043F) are #04C52A (Vivid Malachite) and #04A0C5 (Blue-Green). 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.

Triadic color palette with (C5043F, 3FC504 and 043FC5)

Triadic Palette

Infra Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3FC504 (Harlequin Green) and #043FC5 (Absolute Zero (Crayola)) along with #C5043F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (C5043F, 3FC504, 04C58A and 8A04C5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Infra Red has four colors - #3FC504 (Harlequin Green), #04C58A (Caribbean Green) and #8A04C5 (French Violet) in addition to the base color (#C5043F). 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.

Square color palette with (C5043F, A0C504, 04C58A and 2A04C5)

Square Palette

Infra Red square color palette has #A0C504 (Limerick), #04C58A (Caribbean Green) and #2A04C5 (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.

Rainbow color

Infra Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Infra 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Infra Red Color


  • Transparent D13665#D13665
  • Transparent D64F79#D64F79
  • Transparent DC688C#DC688C
  • Transparent E2829F#E2829F
  • Transparent E89BB2#E89BB2
  • Transparent EEB4C5#EEB4C5
  • Transparent F3CDD9#F3CDD9
  • Transparent F9E6EC#F9E6EC


  • Transparent B71D4C#B71D4C
  • Transparent B02953#B02953
  • Transparent A93659#A93659
  • Transparent A34260#A34260
  • Transparent 9C4E66#9C4E66
  • Transparent 955B6D#955B6D
  • Transparent 8E6773#8E6773
  • Transparent 87747A#87747A


  • Transparent 9E0332#9E0332
  • Transparent 8A032C#8A032C
  • Transparent 760226#760226
  • Transparent 630220#630220
  • Transparent 4F0219#4F0219
  • Transparent 3B0113#3B0113
  • Transparent 27010D#27010D
  • Transparent 140006#140006

Infra Red Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Infra Red Plaid Pattern