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Forest Orange Color

HEX #D66C16 / RGB (214, 108, 22)

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What is Forest Orange Color?

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Forest Orange has the hex code #D66C16. The equivalent RGB values are (214, 108, 22), which means it is composed of 62% red, 31% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:90 K:16. In the HSV/HSB scale, Forest Orange has a hue of 27°, 90% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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.

Forest Orange color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, forest orange can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Forest Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#D66C16
RGB Values(214, 108, 22)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 90%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 90%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6600
Inverse Color#2993E9 [Bleu De France]
Closest Pantone®1595 C
Closest RAL2011 [Deep orange]
Complementary Color#1680D6 [Bright Navy Blue]
Forest Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#737373
Weighted Average (Most Common)#828282
Weighted Average (Luma)#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Forest Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D66C16. Complementary color is 1680D6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Forest Orange is Bright Navy Blue with the hex code #1680D6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D66C16 color is offered by #1680D6. 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 (D66C16, D6CC16 and D61620)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Forest Orange (#D66C16) are Citrine (#D6CC16) and Lava (#D61620). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Forest 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 (D66C16, 16D6CC and 1620D6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Forest Orange (#D66C16) are #16D6CC (Dark Turquoise) and #1620D6 (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.

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Triadic color palette with (D66C16, 16D66C and 6C16D6)

Triadic Palette

Forest Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #16D66C (Malachite) and #6C16D6 (French Violet) along with #D66C16 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 (D66C16, 16D66C, 1680D6 and D61680)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Forest Orange has four colors - #16D66C (Malachite), #1680D6 (Bright Navy Blue) and #D61680 (Vivid Cerise) in addition to the base color (#D66C16). 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 (D66C16, 20D616, 1680D6 and CC16D6)

Square Palette

Forest Orange square color palette has #20D616 (Lime Green), #1680D6 (Bright Navy Blue) and #CC16D6 (Deep 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.

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Rainbow color

Forest Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Forest 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 Forest Orange Color


  • Transparent DE8945DE8945
  • Transparent E2985CE2985C
  • Transparent E6A773E6A773
  • Transparent EBB68BEBB68B
  • Transparent EFC4A2EFC4A2
  • Transparent F3D3B9F3D3B9
  • Transparent F7E2D0F7E2D0
  • Transparent FBF0E8FBF0E8


  • Transparent C5702BC5702B
  • Transparent BC7236BC7236
  • Transparent B47440B47440
  • Transparent AB764BAB764B
  • Transparent A27856A27856
  • Transparent 9A7A609A7A60
  • Transparent 917C6B917C6B
  • Transparent 897E75897E75


  • Transparent AB5612AB5612
  • Transparent 964C0F964C0F
  • Transparent 80410D80410D
  • Transparent 6B360B6B360B
  • Transparent 562B09562B09
  • Transparent 402007402007
  • Transparent 2B16042B1604
  • Transparent 150B02150B02

Forest Orange Color Patterns

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    Forest Orange Gingham Checks

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    Forest Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Forest Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Forest Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Forest Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Forest Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Forest Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Forest Orange Plaid Pattern

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