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#A23039 Hex Code

Color Name: Japanese Carmine

What is hex #A23039 Color?

Japanese Carmine (Hex code: A23039) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #A23039 is Japanese Carmine. The RGB values are (162, 48, 57) which means it is composed of 61% red, 18% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:70 Y:65 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A23039 has a hue of 355°, 70% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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 #A23039 Color Codes

Color NameJapanese Carmine
RGB Values(162, 48, 57)
CMYK Values(0%, 70%, 65%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 70%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#5DCFC6 [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®1807 C
Closest RAL3031 [Orient red]
Complementary Color#30A299 [Zomp]
#A23039 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#535353
Weighted Average (Luma)#494949
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8D8D8D

Hex #A23039 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A23039. Complementary color is 30A299

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A23039 is #30A299 which is called Zomp. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A23039 color is offered by #30A299. 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.

A23039 30A299
Analogous color palette with (A23039, A26030 and A23072)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A23039 are #A26030 and #A23072, called Dark Gold and Amaranth Deep Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A23039 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.

A23039 A26030 A23072
Split Complementary color palette with (A23039, 30A260 and 3072A2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A23039 are #30A260 (Sea Green) and #3072A2 (Lapis Lazuli). 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.

A23039 30A260 3072A2
Triadic color palette with (A23039, 39A230 and 3039A2)

Triadic Palette

#A23039 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #39A230 (Wageningen Green) and #3039A2 (Blue (Pigment)) along with #A23039, 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.

A23039 39A230 3039A2
Tetradic color palette with (A23039, 39A230, 30A299 and 9930A2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A23039 has #39A230 (Wageningen Green), #30A299 (Zomp) and #9930A2 (Cadmium Violet). 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.

A23039 39A230 30A299 9930A2
Square color palette with (A23039, 72A230, 30A299 and 6030A2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A23039 contains #72A230 (Green (RYB)), #30A299 (Zomp) and #6030A2 (Rebecca Purple). 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.

A23039 72A230 30A299 6030A2
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Hex #A23039 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A23039 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.

A2303A A28830 5AA230 30A268 307BA2 4730A2 A2309B

Tints, Tones & Shades of A23039 Color


  • Transparent B55961B55961
  • Transparent BE6E74BE6E74
  • Transparent C78388C78388
  • Transparent D1989CD1989C
  • Transparent DAACB0DAACB0
  • Transparent E3C1C4E3C1C4
  • Transparent ECD6D7ECD6D7
  • Transparent F6EAEBF6EAEB


  • Transparent 9B40479B4047
  • Transparent 98484E98484E
  • Transparent 945055945055
  • Transparent 91585D91585D
  • Transparent 8E60648E6064
  • Transparent 8A686B8A686B
  • Transparent 877072877072
  • Transparent 837879837879


  • Transparent 82262E82262E
  • Transparent 712228712228
  • Transparent 611D22611D22
  • Transparent 51181D51181D
  • Transparent 411317411317
  • Transparent 310E11310E11
  • Transparent 200A0B200A0B
  • Transparent 100506100506

#A23039 Color Patterns

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    #A23039 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #A23039 Trellis Pattern

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    #A23039 Plaid Pattern

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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.