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#A0522D Hex Code

Color Name: Chestnut

What is hex #A0522D Color?

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The color name of hex code #A0522D is Chestnut. The RGB values are (160, 82, 45) which means it is composed of 56% red, 29% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:49 Y:72 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A0522D has a hue of 19°, 72% saturation and a brightness value of 63%.
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.

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Hex #A0522D Color Codes

Color NameChestnut
RGB Values(160, 82, 45)
CMYK Values(0%, 49%, 72%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 72%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#5FADD2 [Carolina Blue]
Closest Pantone®7586 C
Closest RAL8023 [Orange brown]
Complementary Color#2D7BA0 [Teal Blue]
#A0522D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#606060
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#606060
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9F9F9F

Hex #A0522D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A0522D. Complementary color is 2D7BA0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A0522D is #2D7BA0 which is called Teal Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A0522D color is offered by #2D7BA0. 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.

A0522D 2D7BA0
Analogous color palette with (A0522D, A08C2D and A02D42)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A0522D are #A08C2D and #A02D42, called Metallic Sunburst and Big Dip O’ruby, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A0522D 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.

A0522D A08C2D A02D42
Split Complementary color palette with (A0522D, 2DA08C and 2D42A0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A0522D are #2DA08C (Jungle Green) and #2D42A0 (Blue (Pigment)). 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.

A0522D 2DA08C 2D42A0
Triadic color palette with (A0522D, 2DA052 and 522DA0)

Triadic Palette

#A0522D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2DA052 (Sea Green) and #522DA0 (Blue-Magenta Violet) along with #A0522D, 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.

A0522D 2DA052 522DA0
Tetradic color palette with (A0522D, 2DA052, 2D7BA0 and A02D7B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A0522D has #2DA052 (Sea Green), #2D7BA0 (Teal Blue) and #A02D7B (Maximum Red Purple). 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.

A0522D 2DA052 2D7BA0 A02D7B
Square color palette with (A0522D, 42A02D, 2D7BA0 and 8C2DA0)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A0522D contains #42A02D (Wageningen Green), #2D7BA0 (Teal Blue) and #8C2DA0 (Cadmium Violet). 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.

A0522D 42A02D 2D7BA0 8C2DA0
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Hex #A0522D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A0522D 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of A0522D Color


  • Transparent B37557B37557
  • Transparent BD866CBD866C
  • Transparent C69781C69781
  • Transparent D0A996D0A996
  • Transparent D9BAABD9BAAB
  • Transparent E3CBC0E3CBC0
  • Transparent ECDCD5ECDCD5
  • Transparent F6EEEAF6EEEA


  • Transparent 9A5B3E9A5B3E
  • Transparent 966046966046
  • Transparent 93644E93644E
  • Transparent 906957906957
  • Transparent 8D6E5F8D6E5F
  • Transparent 8A72678A7267
  • Transparent 86776F86776F
  • Transparent 837B78837B78


  • Transparent 804224804224
  • Transparent 703920703920
  • Transparent 60311B60311B
  • Transparent 502917502917
  • Transparent 402112402112
  • Transparent 30190E30190E
  • Transparent 201009201009
  • Transparent 100805100805

#A0522D Color Patterns

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    #A0522D Houndstooth Pattern

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    #A0522D Trellis Pattern

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    #A0522D Plaid Pattern

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