HEX #C19A6B / RGB (193, 154, 107)

Desert cactus

What is Desert Color?

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Desert has the hex code #C19A6B. The equivalent RGB values are (193, 154, 107), which means it is composed of 43% red, 34% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:45 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Desert has a hue of 33°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Desert is a light yellowish brown color that can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS code by its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values. The color displayed on this page is only one of the hues of desert sand.

Desert Color Codes

Hex Code#C19A6B
RGB Values(193, 154, 107)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 45%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 45%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#3E6594 [Queen Blue]
Closest Pantone®4655 C
Closest RAL1002 [Sand yellow]
Complementary Color#6B92C1 [Cerulean Frost]
Desert Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#979797
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Desert Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C19A6B. Complementary color is 6B92C1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Desert is Cerulean Frost with the hex code #6B92C1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C19A6B color is offered by #6B92C1. 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 (C19A6B, BDC16B and C16F6B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Desert (#C19A6B) are Dark Khaki (#BDC16B) and Fuzzy Wuzzy (#C16F6B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Desert 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 (C19A6B, 6BBDC1 and 6F6BC1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Desert (#C19A6B) are #6BBDC1 (Moonstone Blue) and #6F6BC1 (Toolbox). 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 (C19A6B, 6BC19A and 9A6BC1)

Triadic Palette

Desert triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6BC19A (Green Sheen) and #9A6BC1 (Amethyst) along with #C19A6B 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 (C19A6B, 6BC19A, 6B92C1 and C16B92)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Desert has four colors - #6BC19A (Green Sheen), #6B92C1 (Cerulean Frost) and #C16B92 (Charm) in addition to the base color (#C19A6B). 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 (C19A6B, 6BC16F, 6B92C1 and C16BBD)

Square Palette

Desert square color palette has #6BC16F (Iguana Green), #6B92C1 (Cerulean Frost) and #C16BBD (Sky 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

Desert Color Rainbow Palette

Our Desert 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 Desert Color


  • Transparent CDAE89#CDAE89
  • Transparent D4B897#D4B897
  • Transparent DAC2A6#DAC2A6
  • Transparent E0CDB5#E0CDB5
  • Transparent E6D7C4#E6D7C4
  • Transparent ECE1D3#ECE1D3
  • Transparent F3EBE1#F3EBE1
  • Transparent F9F5F0#F9F5F0


  • Transparent B4956F#B4956F
  • Transparent AE9271#AE9271
  • Transparent A79073#A79073
  • Transparent A18D76#A18D76
  • Transparent 9A8A78#9A8A78
  • Transparent 94887A#94887A
  • Transparent 8D857C#8D857C
  • Transparent 87837E#87837E


  • Transparent 9A7B56#9A7B56
  • Transparent 876C4B#876C4B
  • Transparent 745C40#745C40
  • Transparent 614D36#614D36
  • Transparent 4D3E2B#4D3E2B
  • Transparent 3A2E20#3A2E20
  • Transparent 271F15#271F15
  • Transparent 130F0B#130F0B

Desert Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Desert Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Desert Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Desert Plaid Pattern

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