Light Red Color

HEX #FF7F7F / RGB (255, 127, 127)

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What is Light Red Color?

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Light Red has the hex code #FF7F7F. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 127, 127), which means it is composed of 50% red, 25% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:50 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Red has a hue of 0°, 50% 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.

On the RGB color system, reducing the saturation of red color to half and decreasing the value by 25%, one ends up with a color that can be regarded as light red. Please note that the color displayed on this page is NOT a web color and can only be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Also, there is a similar named color in the Printer Working Group (PWG) list though it is more saturated than the one displayed here.

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Light Red Color Codes

Hex Code#FF7F7F
RGB Values(255, 127, 127)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 50%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 50%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6666
Inverse Color#008080 [Teal]
Closest Pantone®177 C
Closest RAL3014 [Antique pink]
Complementary Color#7FFFFF [Electric Blue]
Light Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Luma)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C5C5C5

Light Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF7F7F. Complementary color is 7FFFFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Red is Electric Blue with the hex code #7FFFFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF7F7F color is offered by #7FFFFF. 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 (FF7F7F, FFBF7F and FF7FBF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Red (#FF7F7F) are Macaroni And Cheese (#FFBF7F) and Persian Pink (#FF7FBF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light 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 (FF7F7F, 7FFFBF and 7FBFFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Red (#FF7F7F) are #7FFFBF (Aquamarine) and #7FBFFF (Very Light 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 (FF7F7F, 7FFF7F and 7F7FFF)

Triadic Palette

Light Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7FFF7F (Light Green) and #7F7FFF (Violets Are Blue) along with #FF7F7F 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 (FF7F7F, 7FFF7F, 7FFFFF and FF7FFF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Red has four colors - #7FFF7F (Light Green), #7FFFFF (Electric Blue) and #FF7FFF (Fuchsia Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF7F7F). 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 (FF7F7F, BFFF7F, 7FFFFF and BF7FFF)

Square Palette

Light Red square color palette has #BFFF7F (Yellow-Green (Crayola)), #7FFFFF (Electric Blue) and #BF7FFF (Pale Violet). 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 Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light 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 Light Red Color


  • Transparent FF9999FF9999
  • Transparent FFA5A5FFA5A5
  • Transparent FFB2B2FFB2B2
  • Transparent FFBFBFFFBFBF
  • Transparent FFCCCCFFCCCC
  • Transparent FFD9D9FFD9D9
  • Transparent FFE5E5FFE5E5
  • Transparent FFF2F2FFF2F2


  • Transparent E67F7FE67F7F
  • Transparent D97F7FD97F7F
  • Transparent CC7F7FCC7F7F
  • Transparent C08080C08080
  • Transparent B38080B38080
  • Transparent A68080A68080
  • Transparent 998080998080
  • Transparent 8D80808D8080


  • Transparent CC6666CC6666
  • Transparent B35959B35959
  • Transparent 994C4C994C4C
  • Transparent 804040804040
  • Transparent 663333663333
  • Transparent 4D26264D2626
  • Transparent 331919331919
  • Transparent 1A0D0D1A0D0D

Light Red Color Patterns

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    Light Red Gingham Checks

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    Light Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Plaid Pattern

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