Pastel Coral

HEX #FFA38C / RGB (255, 163, 140)

What is Pastel Coral Color?

Pastel Coral (Hex code: FFA38C) Thumbnail

Pastel Coral has the hex code #FFA38C. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 163, 140), which means it is composed of 46% red, 29% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:36 Y:45 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Coral has a hue of 12°, 45% 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.

Pastel Coral color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, pastel coral can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Pastel Coral Color Codes

Hex Code#FFA38C
RGB Values(255, 163, 140)
CMYK Values(0%, 36%, 45%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 45%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9999
Inverse Color#005C73 [Blue Sapphire]
Closest Pantone®1625 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#8CE8FF [Winter Wizard]
Pastel Coral Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Pastel Coral Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFA38C. Complementary color is 8CE8FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Coral is Winter Wizard with the hex code #8CE8FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFA38C color is offered by #8CE8FF. 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 (FFA38C, FFDD8C and FF8CAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Coral (#FFA38C) are Yellow (Crayola) (#FFDD8C) and Flamingo Pink (#FF8CAF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Coral 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 (FFA38C, 8CFFDD and 8CAFFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Coral (#FFA38C) are #8CFFDD (Aquamarine) and #8CAFFF (Jordy 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 (FFA38C, 8CFFA3 and A38CFF)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Coral triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8CFFA3 (Mint Green) and #A38CFF (Bright Lavender) along with #FFA38C 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 (FFA38C, 8CFFA3, 8CE8FF and FF8CE8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Coral has four colors - #8CFFA3 (Mint Green), #8CE8FF (Winter Wizard) and #FF8CE8 (Pale Magenta) in addition to the base color (#FFA38C). 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 (FFA38C, AFFF8C, 8CE8FF and DD8CFF)

Square Palette

Pastel Coral square color palette has #AFFF8C (Mint Green), #8CE8FF (Winter Wizard) and #DD8CFF (Bright Lilac). 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

Pastel Coral Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Coral 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 Pastel Coral Color


  • Transparent FFB5A3#FFB5A3
  • Transparent FFBFAF#FFBFAF
  • Transparent FFC8BA#FFC8BA
  • Transparent FFD1C6#FFD1C6
  • Transparent FFDAD1#FFDAD1
  • Transparent FFE3DD#FFE3DD
  • Transparent FFEDE8#FFEDE8
  • Transparent FFF6F4#FFF6F4


  • Transparent E69C8A#E69C8A
  • Transparent D99988#D99988
  • Transparent CC9587#CC9587
  • Transparent C09286#C09286
  • Transparent B38E85#B38E85
  • Transparent A68B84#A68B84
  • Transparent 998782#998782
  • Transparent 8D8481#8D8481


  • Transparent CC8270#CC8270
  • Transparent B37262#B37262
  • Transparent 996254#996254
  • Transparent 805246#805246
  • Transparent 664138#664138
  • Transparent 4D312A#4D312A
  • Transparent 33211C#33211C
  • Transparent 1A100E#1A100E

Pastel Coral Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Coral Plaid Pattern