Light Salmon Color Codes and Color Scheme

light salmon

What is Light Salmon?

Light salmon is a variation of the color salmon, which is named for the color of the salmon fish. The color light salmon, like light coral is a warm orange pink. Light salmon is more peachy than the color salmon or dark salmon. If you don’t like the brightness of salmon, this color is lighter and more of a pastel.

Light salmon is a warm toned color. You may have seen the salmon color in a box of crayons. Crayola introduced its salmon pink crayon in 1949. It has a more pink tone than the HTML salmon color. The color salmon is believed to have been named so in 1776.

There is something warm and cheerful about light salmon. It is a popular choice for summer clothing. The color dark salmon is one of 140 colors that browsers recognize.

HTML Color Codes for Light Salmon

COLOR NAMElightsalmon
RGB255, 160, 122
Light Salmon

How to Use HTML Colors

HTML color names can be used with inline HTML styles or in a separate CSS stylesheet, just as you would use hex color codes.

<!-- In your HTML document -->
  <h1 style="color:lightsalmon">Dark Light Salmon Title Text</h1>
  <p style="color:SlateGray">Slate gray paragraph text</p>
/* In your .css stylesheet */
h1 { color: IndianRed; }
p { color: SlateGray; }

Variations of the Color Light Salmon

  • Dark salmon is a darker version of the color salmon.
  • Salmon Pink is the color of the Crayola crayon introduced in 1949.
  • Salmon is brighter than the color dark salmon and it is used in HTML and CSS.

Dark Salmon #e9967a

Salmon Pink (Crayon) #FF91A4

Salmon #FA8072

Web Safe Version of Light Salmon

Web safe or browser safe colors read the same across all browsers. There are 216 colors that are in the standard web palette. If you are looking for a color that closely resembles light coral, this one will work.

HEX #ff9966RGB 255, 153, 102


Light Salmon Color Scheme

light salmon color scheme

Light Salmon #FFA07A





More Color Schemes With Light Salmon

Analogous Color Scheme
Monochromatic Color Scheme

Light Salmon Paint Colors

Burning Coals P200-5 by Behr

Siren P190-4 by Behr

Sockeye SW 6619 Sherwin Williams