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#B80019 Hex Code

Color Name: Harvard Crimson

What is hex #B80019 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B80019 is Harvard Crimson. The RGB values are (184, 0, 25) which means it is composed of 88% red, 0% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:86 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B80019 has a hue of 352°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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 #B80019 Color Codes

Color NameHarvard Crimson
RGB Values(184, 0, 25)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 86%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(352°, 100%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0000
Inverse Color#47FFE6 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®3517 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#00B89F [Caribbean Green]
#B80019 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Luma)#292929
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6C6C6C

Hex #B80019 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B80019. Complementary color is 00B89F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B80019 is #00B89F which is called Caribbean Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B80019 color is offered by #00B89F. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (B80019, B84300 and B80075)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B80019 are #B84300 and #B80075, called Mahogany and Flirt, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B80019 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.

B80019 B84300 B80075
Split Complementary color palette with (B80019, 00B843 and 0075B8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B80019 are #00B843 (Green (Pantone)) and #0075B8 (French 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.

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Triadic color palette with (B80019, 19B800 and 0019B8)

Triadic Palette

#B80019 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #19B800 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #0019B8 (Blue (Pantone)) along with #B80019, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (B80019, 19B800, 00B89F and 9F00B8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B80019 has #19B800 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #00B89F (Caribbean Green) and #9F00B8 (Heliotrope Magenta). 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.

B80019 19B800 00B89F 9F00B8
Square color palette with (B80019, 75B800, 00B89F and 4300B8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B80019 contains #75B800 (Apple Green), #00B89F (Caribbean Green) and #4300B8 (Interdimensional Blue). 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.

B80019 75B800 00B89F 4300B8
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Hex #B80019 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B80019 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.

B80019 B88500 4DB800 00B851 0082B8 1C00B8 B800B6

Tints, Tones & Shades of B80019 Color


  • Transparent C63347C63347
  • Transparent CD4D5ECD4D5E
  • Transparent D46675D46675
  • Transparent DC808CDC808C
  • Transparent E399A3E399A3
  • Transparent EAB3BAEAB3BA
  • Transparent F1CCD1F1CCD1
  • Transparent F8E6E8F8E6E8


  • Transparent AD1A2EAD1A2E
  • Transparent A72638A72638
  • Transparent A23342A23342
  • Transparent 9C404D9C404D
  • Transparent 964D57964D57
  • Transparent 915A61915A61
  • Transparent 8B666B8B666B
  • Transparent 867376867376


  • Transparent 930014930014
  • Transparent 810012810012
  • Transparent 6E000F6E000F
  • Transparent 5C000D5C000D
  • Transparent 4A000A4A000A
  • Transparent 370008370008
  • Transparent 250005250005
  • Transparent 120003120003

#B80019 Color Patterns

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