Electric Orange

HEX #FF5E00 / RGB (255, 94, 0)

What is Electric Orange Color?

Electric Orange (Hex code: FF5E00) Thumbnail

Electric Orange has the hex code #FF5E00. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 94, 0), which means it is composed of 73% red, 27% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:63 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Electric Orange has a hue of 22°, 100% 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.

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

Electric Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FF5E00
RGB Values(255, 94, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 63%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(22°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6600
Inverse Color#00A1FF [Vivid Cerulean]
Closest Pantone®Bright Orange C
Closest RAL2005 [Luminous orange]
Complementary Color#00A1FF [Vivid Cerulean]
Electric Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#747474
Weighted Average (Most Common)#848484
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Electric Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF5E00. Complementary color is 00A1FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Electric Orange is Vivid Cerulean with the hex code #00A1FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF5E00 color is offered by #00A1FF. 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 (FF5E00, FFDE00 and FF0021)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Electric Orange (#FF5E00) are Golden Yellow (#FFDE00) and Ruddy (#FF0021). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Electric 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 (FF5E00, 00FFDE and 0022FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Electric Orange (#FF5E00) are #00FFDE (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #0022FF (Bluebonnet). 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 (FF5E00, 00FF5E and 5E00FF)

Triadic Palette

Electric Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF5E (Guppie Green) and #5E00FF (Electric Indigo) along with #FF5E00 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 (FF5E00, 00FF5E, 00A1FF and FF00A1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Electric Orange has four colors - #00FF5E (Guppie Green), #00A1FF (Vivid Cerulean) and #FF00A1 (Fashion Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#FF5E00). 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 (FF5E00, 22FF00, 00A1FF and DE00FF)

Square Palette

Electric Orange square color palette has #22FF00 (Harlequin), #00A1FF (Vivid Cerulean) and #DE00FF (Phlox). 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

Electric Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Electric 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 Electric Orange Color


  • Transparent FF7E33#FF7E33
  • Transparent FF8E4D#FF8E4D
  • Transparent FF9E66#FF9E66
  • Transparent FFAF80#FFAF80
  • Transparent FFBF99#FFBF99
  • Transparent FFCFB3#FFCFB3
  • Transparent FFDFCC#FFDFCC
  • Transparent FFEFE6#FFEFE6


  • Transparent E6651A#E6651A
  • Transparent D96826#D96826
  • Transparent CC6C33#CC6C33
  • Transparent C06F40#C06F40
  • Transparent B3724D#B3724D
  • Transparent A6765A#A6765A
  • Transparent 997966#997966
  • Transparent 8D7D73#8D7D73


  • Transparent CC4B00#CC4B00
  • Transparent B34200#B34200
  • Transparent 993800#993800
  • Transparent 802F00#802F00
  • Transparent 662600#662600
  • Transparent 4D1C00#4D1C00
  • Transparent 331300#331300
  • Transparent 1A0900#1A0900

Electric Orange Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Orange Plaid Pattern