#B0230A Hex Code

Color Name: Rufous

What is hex #B0230A Color?

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The color name of hex code #B0230A is Rufous. The RGB values are (176, 35, 10) which means it is composed of 80% red, 16% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:80 Y:94 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B0230A has a hue of 9°, 94% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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 #B0230A Color Codes

Color NameRufous
RGB Values(176, 35, 10)
CMYK Values(0%, 80%, 94%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 94%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#993300
Inverse Color#4FDCF5 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®2350 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#0A97B0 [Blue-Green]
#B0230A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4A4A4A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#848484

Hex #B0230A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B0230A. Complementary color is 0A97B0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B0230A is #0A97B0 which is called Blue-Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B0230A color is offered by #0A97B0. 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 (B0230A, B0760A and B00A44)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B0230A are #B0760A and #B00A44, called Philippine Gold and French Wine, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B0230A 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 (B0230A, 0AB076 and 0A44B0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B0230A are #0AB076 (Green (Munsell)) and #0A44B0 (Cobalt Blue). 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 (B0230A, 0AB023 and 230AB0)

Triadic Palette

#B0230A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0AB023 (Dark Pastel Green) and #230AB0 (Neon Blue) along with #B0230A, 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 (B0230A, 0AB023, 0A97B0 and B00A97)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B0230A has #0AB023 (Dark Pastel Green), #0A97B0 (Blue-Green) and #B00A97 (Medium Violet-Red). 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 (B0230A, 44B00A, 0A97B0 and 760AB0)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B0230A contains #44B00A (Kelly Green), #0A97B0 (Blue-Green) and #760AB0 (Violet (RYB)). 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 #B0230A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B0230A 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 Rufous Color


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#B0230A Color Patterns

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    Rufous Gingham Checks

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    Rufous Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Rufous Polka Dots Pattern

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    Rufous Honeycomb Pattern

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    Rufous Leaves Pattern

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    Rufous Houndstooth Pattern

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    Rufous Trellis Pattern

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    Rufous 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.