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Athletic Maroon Color

HEX #551825 / RGB (85, 24, 37)

Maroon and yellow color sports shoe

What is Athletic Maroon Color?

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Athletic Maroon has the hex code #551825. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 24, 37), which means it is composed of 58% red, 16% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:72 Y:56 K:67. In the HSV/HSB scale, Athletic Maroon has a hue of 347°, 72% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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.

Athletic Maroon is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Athletic Maroon CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Athletic Maroon Color Codes

Hex Code#551825
RGB Values(85, 24, 37)
CMYK Values(0%, 72%, 56%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(347°, 72%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#660033
Inverse Color#AAE7DA [Magic Mint]
Closest Pantone®490 C
Closest RAL3005 [Wine red]
Complementary Color#185548 [Brunswick Green]
Athletic Maroon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#313131
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Luma)#262626
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#686868

Athletic Maroon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 551825. Complementary color is 185548

Complementary Palette

The complement of Athletic Maroon is Brunswick Green with the hex code #185548. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #551825 color is offered by #185548. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (551825, 552A18 and 551844)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Athletic Maroon (#551825) are Caput Mortuum (#552A18) and Brown Chocolate (#551844). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Athletic Maroon 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (551825, 18552A and 184455)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Athletic Maroon (#551825) are #18552A (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #184455 (Japanese Indigo). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (551825, 255518 and 182555)

Triadic Palette

Athletic Maroon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #255518 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #182555 (Space Cadet) along with #551825 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (551825, 255518, 185548 and 481855)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Athletic Maroon has four colors - #255518 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #185548 (Brunswick Green) and #481855 (American Purple) in addition to the base color (#551825). 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.

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Square color palette with (551825, 445518, 185548 and 2A1855)

Square Palette

Athletic Maroon square color palette has #445518 (Army Green), #185548 (Brunswick Green) and #2A1855 (Russian Violet). 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.

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Rainbow color

Athletic Maroon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Athletic Maroon 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Athletic Maroon Color


  • Transparent 774651774651
  • Transparent 885D66885D66
  • Transparent 99747C99747C
  • Transparent AA8C92AA8C92
  • Transparent BBA3A8BBA3A8
  • Transparent CCBABECCBABE
  • Transparent DDD1D3DDD1D3
  • Transparent EEE8E9EEE8E9


  • Transparent 5E2D375E2D37
  • Transparent 623740623740
  • Transparent 664249664249
  • Transparent 6B4C536B4C53
  • Transparent 6F565C6F565C
  • Transparent 736165736165
  • Transparent 776B6E776B6E
  • Transparent 7C76777C7677


  • Transparent 44131E44131E
  • Transparent 3C111A3C111A
  • Transparent 330E16330E16
  • Transparent 2B0C132B0C13
  • Transparent 220A0F220A0F
  • Transparent 1A070B1A070B
  • Transparent 110507110507
  • Transparent 090204090204

Athletic Maroon Color Patterns

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    Athletic Maroon Gingham Checks

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    Athletic Maroon Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Athletic Maroon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Athletic Maroon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Athletic Maroon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Athletic Maroon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Athletic Maroon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Athletic Maroon Plaid Pattern

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