#800000 Hex Code

Color Name: Maroon (HTML/CSS)

What is hex #800000 Color?

Maroon (HTML/CSS) (Hex code: 800000) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #800000 is Maroon (HTML/CSS). The RGB values are (128, 0, 0) which means it is composed of 100% red, 0% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:100 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, #800000 has a hue of 0°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Hex #800000 Color Codes

Color NameMaroon (HTML/CSS)
RGB Values(128, 0, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 100%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 100%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#990000
Inverse Color#7FFFFF [Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®1815 C
Closest RAL3003 [Ruby red]
Complementary Color#008080 [Teal]
#800000 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#262626
Weighted Average (Luma)#1B1B1B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#595959

Hex #800000 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 800000. Complementary color is 008080

Complementary Palette

The complement of #800000 is #008080 which is called Teal. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #800000 color is offered by #008080. 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 (800000, 804000 and 800040)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #800000 are #804000 and #800040, called Chocolate (Traditional) and Rose Garnet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #800000 with a 30° separation. 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 (800000, 008040 and 004080)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #800000 are #008040 (Philippine Green) and #004080 (Dark Cerulean). 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 (800000, 008000 and 000080)

Triadic Palette

#800000 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #008000 (Ao (English)) and #000080 (Navy Blue) along with #800000, our main color, 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 (800000, 008000, 008080 and 800080)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #800000 has #008000 (Ao (English)), #008080 (Teal) and #800080 (Patriarch). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (800000, 408000, 008080 and 400080)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #800000 contains #408000 (Avocado), #008080 (Teal) and #400080 (Indigo). 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

Hex #800000 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #800000 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Maroon (HTML/CSS) Color


  • Transperent 993333993333
  • Transperent a64d4dA64D4D
  • Transperent b36666B36666
  • Transperent c08080C08080
  • Transperent cc9999CC9999
  • Transperent d9b3b3D9B3B3
  • Transperent e6ccccE6CCCC
  • Transperent f2e6e6F2E6E6


  • Transperent 801a1a801A1A
  • Transperent 802626802626
  • Transperent 803333803333
  • Transperent 804040804040
  • Transperent 804d4d804D4D
  • Transperent 805a5a805A5A
  • Transperent 806666806666
  • Transperent 807373807373


  • Transperent 660000660000
  • Transperent 5a00005A0000
  • Transperent 4d00004D0000
  • Transperent 400000400000
  • Transperent 330000330000
  • Transperent 260000260000
  • Transperent 1a00001A0000
  • Transperent 0d00000D0000

#800000 Color Patterns

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Gingham Checks

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Leaves Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Trellis Pattern

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    Maroon (HTML/CSS) Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.