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Light Salmon Color

HEX #FFA07A / RGB (255, 160, 122)

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What is Light Salmon Color?

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Light Salmon has the hex code #FFA07A. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 160, 122), which means it is composed of 47% red, 30% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:37 Y:52 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Salmon has a hue of 17°, 52% 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.

Light salmon is a web color and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name, "LightSalmon", in addition to hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

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Light Salmon Color Codes

Hex Code#FFA07A
RGB Values(255, 160, 122)
CMYK Values(0%, 37%, 52%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 52%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9966
Inverse Color#005F85 [Sea Blue]
Closest Pantone®163 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#7AD9FF [Pale Cyan]
Light Salmon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Light Salmon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFA07A. Complementary color is 7AD9FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Salmon is Pale Cyan with the hex code #7AD9FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFA07A color is offered by #7AD9FF. 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 (FFA07A, FFE37A and FF7A97)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Salmon (#FFA07A) are Jasmine (#FFE37A) and French Pink (#FF7A97). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Salmon 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 (FFA07A, 7AFFE3 and 7A97FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Salmon (#FFA07A) are #7AFFE3 (Aquamarine) and #7A97FF (Cornflower 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.

Triadic color palette with (FFA07A, 7AFFA0 and A07AFF)

Triadic Palette

Light Salmon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7AFFA0 (Mint Green) and #A07AFF (Violets Are Blue) along with #FFA07A 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 (FFA07A, 7AFFA0, 7AD9FF and FF7AD9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Salmon has four colors - #7AFFA0 (Mint Green), #7AD9FF (Pale Cyan) and #FF7AD9 (Princess Perfume) in addition to the base color (#FFA07A). 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 (FFA07A, 97FF7A, 7AD9FF and E37AFF)

Square Palette

Light Salmon square color palette has #97FF7A (Light Green), #7AD9FF (Pale Cyan) and #E37AFF (Heliotrope). 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 Salmon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Salmon 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 Salmon Color


  • Transparent FFB395FFB395
  • Transparent FFBDA2FFBDA2
  • Transparent FFC6AFFFC6AF
  • Transparent FFD0BDFFD0BD
  • Transparent FFD9CAFFD9CA
  • Transparent FFE3D7FFE3D7
  • Transparent FFECE4FFECE4
  • Transparent FFF6F2FFF6F2


  • Transparent E69A7BE69A7B
  • Transparent D9967CD9967C
  • Transparent CC937CCC937C
  • Transparent C0907DC0907D
  • Transparent B38D7EB38D7E
  • Transparent A68A7EA68A7E
  • Transparent 99867F99867F
  • Transparent 8D837F8D837F


  • Transparent CC8062CC8062
  • Transparent B37055B37055
  • Transparent 996049996049
  • Transparent 80503D80503D
  • Transparent 664031664031
  • Transparent 4D30254D3025
  • Transparent 332018332018
  • Transparent 1A100C1A100C

Light Salmon Color Patterns

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    Light Salmon Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Salmon Plaid Pattern

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