Atomic Tangerine

HEX #FF9966 / RGB (255, 153, 102)

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What is Atomic Tangerine Color?

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Atomic Tangerine has the hex code #FF9966. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 153, 102), which means it is composed of 50% red, 30% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:40 Y:60 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Atomic Tangerine has a hue of 20°, 60% 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.

Atomic Tangerine from Crayola is a yellowish orange color with a hint of pink. It can be applied to web page using HTML and/or CSS with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color values.

Atomic Tangerine Color Codes

Hex Code#FF9966
RGB Values(255, 153, 102)
CMYK Values(0%, 40%, 60%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(20°, 60%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9966
Inverse Color#006699 [Sea Blue]
Closest Pantone®1565 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#66CCFF [Maya Blue]
Atomic Tangerine Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Atomic Tangerine Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF9966. Complementary color is 66CCFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Atomic Tangerine is Maya Blue with the hex code #66CCFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF9966 color is offered by #66CCFF. 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 (FF9966, FFE666 and FF6680)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Atomic Tangerine (#FF9966) are Shandy (#FFE666) and Brink Pink (#FF6680). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Atomic Tangerine 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 (FF9966, 66FFE6 and 6680FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Atomic Tangerine (#FF9966) are #66FFE6 (Aquamarine) and #6680FF (Blueberry). 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 (FF9966, 66FF99 and 9966FF)

Triadic Palette

Atomic Tangerine triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #66FF99 (Very Light Malachite Green) and #9966FF (Violets Are Blue) along with #FF9966 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 (FF9966, 66FF99, 66CCFF and FF66CC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Atomic Tangerine has four colors - #66FF99 (Very Light Malachite Green), #66CCFF (Maya Blue) and #FF66CC (Rose Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF9966). 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 (FF9966, 80FF66, 66CCFF and E666FF)

Square Palette

Atomic Tangerine square color palette has #80FF66 (Screamin' Green), #66CCFF (Maya Blue) and #E666FF (Heliotrope). 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

Atomic Tangerine Color Rainbow Palette

Our Atomic Tangerine 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 Atomic Tangerine Color


  • Transparent FFAD85#FFAD85
  • Transparent FFB894#FFB894
  • Transparent FFC2A3#FFC2A3
  • Transparent FFCCB3#FFCCB3
  • Transparent FFD6C2#FFD6C2
  • Transparent FFE0D1#FFE0D1
  • Transparent FFEBE0#FFEBE0
  • Transparent FFF5F0#FFF5F0


  • Transparent E6946B#E6946B
  • Transparent D9926E#D9926E
  • Transparent CC8F70#CC8F70
  • Transparent C08D73#C08D73
  • Transparent B38A76#B38A76
  • Transparent A68878#A68878
  • Transparent 99857B#99857B
  • Transparent 8D837D#8D837D


  • Transparent CC7A52#CC7A52
  • Transparent B36B47#B36B47
  • Transparent 995C3D#995C3D
  • Transparent 804D33#804D33
  • Transparent 663D29#663D29
  • Transparent 4D2E1F#4D2E1F
  • Transparent 331F14#331F14
  • Transparent 1A0F0A#1A0F0A

Atomic Tangerine Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Atomic Tangerine Plaid Pattern

Atomic Tangerine Color Interior Ideas

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