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Light Chocolate Color

HEX #8F6251 / RGB (143, 98, 81)

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What is Light Chocolate Color?

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Light Chocolate has the hex code #8F6251. The equivalent RGB values are (143, 98, 81), which means it is composed of 44% red, 30% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:32 Y:43 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Chocolate has a hue of 16°, 43% saturation and a brightness value of 56%.
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.

Light Chocolate 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Light Chocolate Color Codes

Hex Code#8F6251
RGB Values(143, 98, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 32%, 43%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 43%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#709DAE [Crystal Blue]
Closest Pantone®876 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#517E8F [Jelly Bean Blue]
Light Chocolate Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Luma)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Light Chocolate Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8F6251. Complementary color is 517E8F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Chocolate is Jelly Bean Blue with the hex code #517E8F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8F6251 color is offered by #517E8F. 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 (8F6251, 8F8151 and 8F515F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Chocolate (#8F6251) are Dark Tan (#8F8151) and Rose Taupe (#8F515F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Chocolate 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (8F6251, 518F81 and 515F8F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Chocolate (#8F6251) are #518F81 (Wintergreen Dream) and #515F8F (UCLA 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 (8F6251, 518F62 and 62518F)

Triadic Palette

Light Chocolate triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #518F62 (Middle Green) and #62518F (Dark Lavender) along with #8F6251 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 (8F6251, 518F62, 517E8F and 8F517E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Chocolate has four colors - #518F62 (Middle Green), #517E8F (Jelly Bean Blue) and #8F517E (Razzmic Berry) in addition to the base color (#8F6251). 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.

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Square color palette with (8F6251, 5F8F51, 517E8F and 81518F)

Square Palette

Light Chocolate square color palette has #5F8F51 (Middle Green), #517E8F (Jelly Bean Blue) and #81518F (Dark Lavender). 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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Rainbow color

Light Chocolate Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Chocolate 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Chocolate Color


  • Transparent A58174A58174
  • Transparent B19185B19185
  • Transparent BCA197BCA197
  • Transparent C7B1A8C7B1A8
  • Transparent D2C0B9D2C0B9
  • Transparent DDD0CBDDD0CB
  • Transparent E9E0DCE9E0DC
  • Transparent F4EFEEF4EFEE


  • Transparent 8C685A8C685A
  • Transparent 8B6B5F8B6B5F
  • Transparent 896E64896E64
  • Transparent 887169887169
  • Transparent 86746D86746D
  • Transparent 857772857772
  • Transparent 837A77837A77
  • Transparent 827D7B827D7B


  • Transparent 724E41724E41
  • Transparent 644539644539
  • Transparent 563B31563B31
  • Transparent 483129483129
  • Transparent 392720392720
  • Transparent 2B1D182B1D18
  • Transparent 1D14101D1410
  • Transparent 0E0A080E0A08

Light Chocolate Color Patterns

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    Light Chocolate Gingham Checks

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    Light Chocolate Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Chocolate Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chocolate Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chocolate Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chocolate Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chocolate Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chocolate Plaid Pattern

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