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Cayenne Red Color

HEX #CC2939 / RGB (204, 41, 57)

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What is Cayenne Red Color?

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Cayenne Red has the hex code #CC2939. The equivalent RGB values are (204, 41, 57), which means it is composed of 68% red, 14% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:80 Y:72 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cayenne Red has a hue of 354°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Cayenne Red 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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Cayenne Red Color Codes

Hex Code#CC2939
RGB Values(204, 41, 57)
CMYK Values(0%, 80%, 72%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(354°, 80%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#33D6C6 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®711 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#29CCBC [Maximum Blue Green]
Cayenne Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#909090

Cayenne Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CC2939. Complementary color is 29CCBC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cayenne Red is Maximum Blue Green with the hex code #29CCBC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CC2939 color is offered by #29CCBC. 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 (CC2939, CC6B29 and CC298B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cayenne Red (#CC2939) are Chocolate (Web) (#CC6B29) and Royal Fuchsia (#CC298B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cayenne Red 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 (CC2939, 29CC6B and 298BCC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cayenne Red (#CC2939) are #29CC6B (UFO Green) and #298BCC (Cyan Cornflower 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 (CC2939, 39CC29 and 2939CC)

Triadic Palette

Cayenne Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #39CC29 (Lime Green) and #2939CC (Persian Blue) along with #CC2939 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 (CC2939, 39CC29, 29CCBC and BC29CC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cayenne Red has four colors - #39CC29 (Lime Green), #29CCBC (Maximum Blue Green) and #BC29CC (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#CC2939). 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 (CC2939, 8BCC29, 29CCBC and 6B29CC)

Square Palette

Cayenne Red square color palette has #8BCC29 (Yellow-Green), #29CCBC (Maximum Blue Green) and #6B29CC (Grape). 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

Cayenne Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cayenne Red 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 Cayenne Red Color


  • Transparent D65461D65461
  • Transparent DB6974DB6974
  • Transparent E07F88E07F88
  • Transparent E6949CE6949C
  • Transparent EBA9B0EBA9B0
  • Transparent F0BFC4F0BFC4
  • Transparent F5D4D7F5D4D7
  • Transparent FAEAEBFAEAEB


  • Transparent BD3A47BD3A47
  • Transparent B5434EB5434E
  • Transparent AE4C55AE4C55
  • Transparent A6555DA6555D
  • Transparent 9E5D649E5D64
  • Transparent 97666B97666B
  • Transparent 8F6F728F6F72
  • Transparent 887779887779


  • Transparent A3212EA3212E
  • Transparent 8F1D288F1D28
  • Transparent 7A19227A1922
  • Transparent 66151D66151D
  • Transparent 521017521017
  • Transparent 3D0C113D0C11
  • Transparent 29080B29080B
  • Transparent 140406140406

Cayenne Red Color Patterns

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    Cayenne Red Gingham Checks

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    Cayenne Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cayenne Red Plaid Pattern

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