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Happy Orange Color

HEX #FFAF3D / RGB (255, 175, 61)

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What is Happy Orange Color?

Happy Orange (Hex code: FFAF3D) Thumbnail

Happy Orange has the hex code #FFAF3D. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 175, 61), which means it is composed of 52% red, 36% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:31 Y:76 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Happy Orange has a hue of 35°, 76% 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.

Happy 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 happy orange CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Happy Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FFAF3D
RGB Values(255, 175, 61)
CMYK Values(0%, 31%, 76%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(35°, 76%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0050C2 [Absolute Zero (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®1365 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#3D8DFF [Brilliant Azure]
Happy Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Happy Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFAF3D. Complementary color is 3D8DFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Happy Orange is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #3D8DFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFAF3D color is offered by #3D8DFF. 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 (FFAF3D, EEFF3D and FF4E3D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Happy Orange (#FFAF3D) are Maximum Yellow (#EEFF3D) and Ogre Odor (#FF4E3D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Happy 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 (FFAF3D, 3DEEFF and 4E3DFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Happy Orange (#FFAF3D) are #3DEEFF (Fluorescent Blue) and #4E3DFF (Han Purple). 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 (FFAF3D, 3DFFAF and AF3DFF)

Triadic Palette

Happy Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3DFFAF (Eucalyptus) and #AF3DFF (Purple (X11)) along with #FFAF3D 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 (FFAF3D, 3DFFAF, 3D8DFF and FF3D8D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Happy Orange has four colors - #3DFFAF (Eucalyptus), #3D8DFF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF3D8D (French Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#FFAF3D). 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 (FFAF3D, 3DFF4E, 3D8DFF and FF3DEE)

Square Palette

Happy Orange square color palette has #3DFF4E (Screamin' Green), #3D8DFF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF3DEE (Purple Pizzazz). 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

Happy Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Happy 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 Happy Orange Color


  • Transparent FFBF64FFBF64
  • Transparent FFC777FFC777
  • Transparent FFCF8BFFCF8B
  • Transparent FFD79EFFD79E
  • Transparent FFDFB1FFDFB1
  • Transparent FFE7C5FFE7C5
  • Transparent FFEFD8FFEFD8
  • Transparent FFF7ECFFF7EC


  • Transparent E6A64AE6A64A
  • Transparent D9A151D9A151
  • Transparent CC9C58CC9C58
  • Transparent C0985FC0985F
  • Transparent B39365B39365
  • Transparent A68E6CA68E6C
  • Transparent 998973998973
  • Transparent 8D85798D8579


  • Transparent CC8C31CC8C31
  • Transparent B37B2BB37B2B
  • Transparent 996925996925
  • Transparent 80581F80581F
  • Transparent 664618664618
  • Transparent 4D35124D3512
  • Transparent 33230C33230C
  • Transparent 1A12061A1206

Happy Orange Color Patterns

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    Happy Orange Gingham Checks

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    Happy Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Happy Orange Plaid Pattern

Happy Orange Color Interior Ideas

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