Light Red (PWG)

HEX #FF3333 / RGB (255, 51, 51)

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What is Light Red (PWG) Color?

Light Red (PWG) (Hex code: FF3333) Thumbnail

Light Red (PWG) has the hex code #FF3333. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 51, 51), which means it is composed of 71% red, 14% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:80 Y:80 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Red (PWG) has a hue of 0°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

This Light red color is from the Printer Working group (PWG) list which itself is derived from the X11 list. For HTML and CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Light Red (PWG) Color Codes

Hex Code#FF3333
RGB Values(255, 51, 51)
CMYK Values(0%, 80%, 80%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 80%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3333
Inverse Color#00CCCC [Robin Egg Blue]
Closest Pantone®Warm Red C
Closest RAL3024 [Luminous red]
Complementary Color#33FFFF [Fluorescent Blue]
Light Red (PWG) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#707070
Weighted Average (Luma)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9E9E9E

Light Red (PWG) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF3333. Complementary color is 33FFFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Red (PWG) is Fluorescent Blue with the hex code #33FFFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF3333 color is offered by #33FFFF. 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 (FF3333, FF9933 and FF3399)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Red (PWG) (#FF3333) are Deep Saffron (#FF9933) and French Fuchsia (#FF3399). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Red (PWG) 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 (FF3333, 33FF99 and 3399FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Red (PWG) (#FF3333) are #33FF99 (Eucalyptus) and #3399FF (Brilliant Azure). 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 (FF3333, 33FF33 and 3333FF)

Triadic Palette

Light Red (PWG) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #33FF33 (Neon Green) and #3333FF (Palatinate Blue) along with #FF3333 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 (FF3333, 33FF33, 33FFFF and FF33FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Red (PWG) has four colors - #33FF33 (Neon Green), #33FFFF (Fluorescent Blue) and #FF33FF (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#FF3333). 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 (FF3333, 99FF33, 33FFFF and 9933FF)

Square Palette

Light Red (PWG) square color palette has #99FF33 (French Lime), #33FFFF (Fluorescent Blue) and #9933FF (Purple (X11)). 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

Light Red (PWG) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Red (PWG) 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 Light Red (PWG) Color


  • Transparent FF5C5C#FF5C5C
  • Transparent FF7070#FF7070
  • Transparent FF8585#FF8585
  • Transparent FF9999#FF9999
  • Transparent FFADAD#FFADAD
  • Transparent FFC2C2#FFC2C2
  • Transparent FFD6D6#FFD6D6
  • Transparent FFEBEB#FFEBEB


  • Transparent E64242#E64242
  • Transparent D94A4A#D94A4A
  • Transparent CC5252#CC5252
  • Transparent C05A5A#C05A5A
  • Transparent B36161#B36161
  • Transparent A66969#A66969
  • Transparent 997171#997171
  • Transparent 8D7878#8D7878


  • Transparent CC2929#CC2929
  • Transparent B32424#B32424
  • Transparent 991F1F#991F1F
  • Transparent 801A1A#801A1A
  • Transparent 661414#661414
  • Transparent 4D0F0F#4D0F0F
  • Transparent 330A0A#330A0A
  • Transparent 1A0505#1A0505

Light Red (PWG) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red (PWG) Plaid Pattern

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