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#A52A2A Hex Code

Color Name: Auburn

What is hex #A52A2A Color?

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The color name of hex code #A52A2A is Auburn. The RGB values are (165, 42, 42) which means it is composed of 66% red, 17% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:75 Y:75 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A52A2A has a hue of 0°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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 #A52A2A Color Codes

Color NameAuburn
RGB Values(165, 42, 42)
CMYK Values(0%, 75%, 75%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 75%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#5AD5D5 [Medium Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®7627 C
Closest RAL3000 [Flame red]
Complementary Color#2AA5A5 [Light Sea Green]
#A52A2A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#535353
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Luma)#444444
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Hex #A52A2A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A52A2A. Complementary color is 2AA5A5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A52A2A is #2AA5A5 which is called Light Sea Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A52A2A color is offered by #2AA5A5. 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.

A52A2A 2AA5A5
Analogous color palette with (A52A2A, A5682A and A52A68)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A52A2A are #A5682A and #A52A68, called Dark Gold and Amaranth Deep Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A52A2A 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.

A52A2A A5682A A52A68
Split Complementary color palette with (A52A2A, 2AA568 and 2A68A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A52A2A are #2AA568 (Green (Crayola)) and #2A68A5 (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.

A52A2A 2AA568 2A68A5
Triadic color palette with (A52A2A, 2AA52A and 2A2AA5)

Triadic Palette

#A52A2A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2AA52A (Wageningen Green) and #2A2AA5 (Blue (Pigment)) along with #A52A2A, 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.

A52A2A 2AA52A 2A2AA5
Tetradic color palette with (A52A2A, 2AA52A, 2AA5A5 and A52AA5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A52A2A has #2AA52A (Wageningen Green), #2AA5A5 (Light Sea Green) and #A52AA5 (Byzantine). 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.

A52A2A 2AA52A 2AA5A5 A52AA5
Square color palette with (A52A2A, 68A52A, 2AA5A5 and 682AA5)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A52A2A contains #68A52A (Green (RYB)), #2AA5A5 (Light Sea Green) and #682AA5 (Grape). 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.

A52A2A 68A52A 2AA5A5 682AA5
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Hex #A52A2A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A52A2A 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.

A52A2A A5932A 4DA52A 2AA570 2A70A5 4D2AA5 A52A93

Tints, Tones & Shades of A52A2A Color


  • Transparent B75555B75555
  • Transparent C06A6AC06A6A
  • Transparent C97F7FC97F7F
  • Transparent D29595D29595
  • Transparent DBAAAADBAAAA
  • Transparent E4BFBFE4BFBF
  • Transparent EDD4D4EDD4D4
  • Transparent F6EAEAF6EAEA


  • Transparent 9E3B3B9E3B3B
  • Transparent 9A44449A4444
  • Transparent 964C4C964C4C
  • Transparent 935555935555
  • Transparent 8F5E5E8F5E5E
  • Transparent 8B66668B6666
  • Transparent 876F6F876F6F
  • Transparent 847777847777


  • Transparent 842222842222
  • Transparent 741D1D741D1D
  • Transparent 631919631919
  • Transparent 531515531515
  • Transparent 421111421111
  • Transparent 320D0D320D0D
  • Transparent 210808210808
  • Transparent 110404110404

#A52A2A Color Patterns

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    #A52A2A Houndstooth Pattern

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    #A52A2A Plaid Pattern

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