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Red (Munsell) Color

Color Name: Red (Munsell)
Hex Color Code: #F2003C
RGB Color Code: RGB(242, 0, 60)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 100.00%, 75.21%, 5.10%

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The color is defined as red in the Munsell color system. The Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity), spaced uniformly in three dimensions

What color is Red (Munsell)?

Red (Munsell) color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Red (Munsell) is #F2003C, and the RGB color code is RGB(242, 0, 60).

In the RGB color model, Red (Munsell) has a red value of 242, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 60. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 75.2% yellow, and 5.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 345.1° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 47.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Red (Munsell) has a hue of 345.1° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 94.9 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(242, 0, 60)

Red 242 (94.9%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 60 (23.5%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 345.12°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 47.45 %.
LRV ~ 19.2 %
Munsell Color System 5R 5.0/18
XYZ X : 37.43
Y : 19.2
Z : 6.01
YXY Y1 : 19.2
X : 0.6
Y2 : 0.31
CMY C : 5.10%
M : 100.00%
Y : 76.47%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 75.21%
Key 5.10%


Hue 345.12°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 94.90 %.
CIE-Lab L : 50.92
A : 78.04
B : 39.24
CIE-Lch L : 50.92
C : 87.35
H : 26.7
CIE-Luv L : 50.92
U : 157.6
V : 23.03
Hunter-Lab L : 43.82
A : 75.79
B : 22.55

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Color Combinations

Red (Munsell) - #F2003C 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 Red (Munsell). 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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Red (Munsell) - #F2003C Opposite Color


Red (Munsell) - #F2003C Tints and Shades

Red (Munsell) #f2003c Shades

Red (Munsell) #f2003c Tints

Color Images

Red (Munsell) - #F2003C Color Images and Patterns

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