Burnt Orange

HEX #BF5700 / RGB (191, 87, 0)

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What is Burnt Orange Color?

Burnt Orange (Hex code: BF5700) Thumbnail

Burnt Orange has the hex code #BF5700. The equivalent RGB values are (191, 87, 0), which means it is composed of 69% red, 31% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:100 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, Burnt Orange has a hue of 27°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

Burnt orange is typically regarded as a deep reddish orange color. However, there is no standardisation on the exact hue of the color and different organisations use slightly different versions. The color displayed on this web page is the primary color of the University of Texas at Austin. At the time of writing, the Pantone® code of this color is 159 C.
This Burnt orange can be applied to any web page with HTML and/or CSS code through the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color values.

Burnt Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#BF5700
RGB Values(191, 87, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 100%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 100%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6600
Inverse Color#40A8FF [Brilliant Azure]
Closest Pantone®718 C
Closest RAL2009 [Traffic orange]
Complementary Color#0068BF [Spanish Blue]
Burnt Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Luma)#676767
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Burnt Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BF5700. Complementary color is 0068BF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Burnt Orange is Spanish Blue with the hex code #0068BF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BF5700 color is offered by #0068BF. 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 (BF5700, BFB700 and BF0009)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Burnt Orange (#BF5700) are Acid Green (#BFB700) and UE Red (#BF0009). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Burnt 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (BF5700, 00BFB7 and 0008BF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Burnt Orange (#BF5700) are #00BFB7 (Tiffany Blue) and #0008BF (Medium 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.

Triadic color palette with (BF5700, 00BF57 and 5700BF)

Triadic Palette

Burnt Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00BF57 (GO Green) and #5700BF (Interdimensional Blue) along with #BF5700 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 (BF5700, 00BF57, 0068BF and BF0068)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Burnt Orange has four colors - #00BF57 (GO Green), #0068BF (Spanish Blue) and #BF0068 (Royal Red) in addition to the base color (#BF5700). 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 (BF5700, 08BF00, 0068BF and B700BF)

Square Palette

Burnt Orange square color palette has #08BF00 (Islamic Green), #0068BF (Spanish Blue) and #B700BF (Heliotrope Magenta). 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

Burnt Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Burnt 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Burnt Orange Color


  • Transparent CC7933#CC7933
  • Transparent D2894D#D2894D
  • Transparent D99A66#D99A66
  • Transparent DFAB80#DFAB80
  • Transparent E5BC99#E5BC99
  • Transparent ECCDB3#ECCDB3
  • Transparent F2DDCC#F2DDCC
  • Transparent F9EEE6#F9EEE6


  • Transparent B25F1A#B25F1A
  • Transparent AC6326#AC6326
  • Transparent A66733#A66733
  • Transparent A06C40#A06C40
  • Transparent 99704D#99704D
  • Transparent 93745A#93745A
  • Transparent 8D7866#8D7866
  • Transparent 867C73#867C73


  • Transparent 994600#994600
  • Transparent 863D00#863D00
  • Transparent 733400#733400
  • Transparent 602C00#602C00
  • Transparent 4C2300#4C2300
  • Transparent 391A00#391A00
  • Transparent 261100#261100
  • Transparent 130900#130900

Burnt Orange Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Orange Plaid Pattern

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