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Crimson Red Color

Color Name: Crimson Red
Hex Color Code: #990000
RGB Color Code: RGB(153, 0, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 100.00%, 100.00%, 40.00%

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What color is Crimson Red?

Crimson Red color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Crimson Red is #990000, and the RGB color code is RGB(153, 0, 0).

In the RGB color model, Crimson Red has a red value of 153, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 40.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 30.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Crimson Red has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 60.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Crimson Red color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(153, 0, 0)

Red 153 (60.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 30.00 %.
LRV ~ 6.8 %
Munsell Color System 10R 3.0/14
XYZ X : 13.14
Y : 6.77
Z : 0.61
YXY Y1 : 6.77
X : 0.64
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 40.00%
M : 100.00%
Y : 100.00%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 100.00%
Key 40.00%


Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 60.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 31.28
A : 54.71
B : 45.14
CIE-Lch L : 31.28
C : 70.93
H : 39.53
CIE-Luv L : 31.28
U : 102.87
V : 22.18
Hunter-Lab L : 26.02
A : 44.57
B : 16.82

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Color Combinations

Crimson Red - #990000 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Crimson Red. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Crimson Red - #990000 Tints and Shades

Crimson Red #990000 Shades

Crimson Red #990000 Tints

Color Images

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