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Average Orange Color

HEX #F8973C / RGB (248, 151, 60)

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What is Average Orange Color?

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Average Orange has the hex code #F8973C. The equivalent RGB values are (248, 151, 60), which means it is composed of 54% red, 33% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:39 Y:76 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Average Orange has a hue of 29°, 76% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
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.

Average Orange 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Average Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#F8973C
RGB Values(248, 151, 60)
CMYK Values(0%, 39%, 76%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 76%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0768C3 [French Blue]
Closest Pantone®715 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#3C9DF8 [Brilliant Azure]
Average Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Average Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F8973C. Complementary color is 3C9DF8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Average Orange is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #3C9DF8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F8973C color is offered by #3C9DF8. 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 (F8973C, F8F53C and F83C3F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Average Orange (#F8973C) are Maximum Yellow (#F8F53C) and Coral Red (#F83C3F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Average Orange 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 (F8973C, 3CF8F5 and 3C3FF8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Average Orange (#F8973C) are #3CF8F5 (Fluorescent Blue) and #3C3FF8 (Palatinate Blue). 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 (F8973C, 3CF897 and 973CF8)

Triadic Palette

Average Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3CF897 (Eucalyptus) and #973CF8 (Lavender Indigo) along with #F8973C 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 (F8973C, 3CF897, 3C9DF8 and F83C9D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Average Orange has four colors - #3CF897 (Eucalyptus), #3C9DF8 (Brilliant Azure) and #F83C9D (Rose Bonbon) in addition to the base color (#F8973C). 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 (F8973C, 3FF83C, 3C9DF8 and F53CF8)

Square Palette

Average Orange square color palette has #3FF83C (Neon Green), #3C9DF8 (Brilliant Azure) and #F53CF8 (Purple Pizzazz). 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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Average Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Average Orange 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 Average Orange Color


  • Transparent F9AC63F9AC63
  • Transparent FAB677FAB677
  • Transparent FBC18AFBC18A
  • Transparent FCCB9EFCCB9E
  • Transparent FCD5B1FCD5B1
  • Transparent FDE0C5FDE0C5
  • Transparent FEEAD8FEEAD8
  • Transparent FEF5ECFEF5EC


  • Transparent E0924AE0924A
  • Transparent D49050D49050
  • Transparent C88E57C88E57
  • Transparent BC8C5EBC8C5E
  • Transparent B08965B08965
  • Transparent A4876CA4876C
  • Transparent 988572988572
  • Transparent 8C82798C8279


  • Transparent C67930C67930
  • Transparent AE6A2AAE6A2A
  • Transparent 955B24955B24
  • Transparent 7C4C1E7C4C1E
  • Transparent 633C18633C18
  • Transparent 4A2D124A2D12
  • Transparent 321E0C321E0C
  • Transparent 190F06190F06

Average Orange Color Patterns

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    Average Orange Gingham Checks

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    Average Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Average Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Average Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Average Orange Leaves Pattern

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    Average Orange Houndstooth Pattern

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    Average Orange Trellis Pattern

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    Average Orange Plaid Pattern

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