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#BC0000 Hex Code

Color Name: UE Red

What is hex #BC0000 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BC0000 is UE Red. The RGB values are (188, 0, 0) which means it is composed of 100% red, 0% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:100 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BC0000 has a hue of 0°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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 #BC0000 Color Codes

Color NameUE Red
RGB Values(188, 0, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 100%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 100%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0000
Inverse Color#43FFFF [Fluorescent Blue]
Closest Pantone®3517 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#00BCBC [Tiffany Blue]
#BC0000 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#383838
Weighted Average (Luma)#282828
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6A6A6A

Hex #BC0000 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BC0000. Complementary color is 00BCBC

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BC0000 is #00BCBC which is called Tiffany Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BC0000 color is offered by #00BCBC. 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.

BC0000 00BCBC
Analogous color palette with (BC0000, BC5E00 and BC005E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BC0000 are #BC5E00 and #BC005E, called Alloy Orange and Royal Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BC0000 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.

BC0000 BC5E00 BC005E
Split Complementary color palette with (BC0000, 00BC5E and 005EBC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BC0000 are #00BC5E (GO Green) and #005EBC (Spanish 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.

BC0000 00BC5E 005EBC
Triadic color palette with (BC0000, 00BC00 and 0000BC)

Triadic Palette

#BC0000 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00BC00 (Islamic Green) and #0000BC (Medium Blue) along with #BC0000, 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.

BC0000 00BC00 0000BC
Tetradic color palette with (BC0000, 00BC00, 00BCBC and BC00BC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BC0000 has #00BC00 (Islamic Green), #00BCBC (Tiffany Blue) and #BC00BC (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.

BC0000 00BC00 00BCBC BC00BC
Square color palette with (BC0000, 5EBC00, 00BCBC and 5E00BC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BC0000 contains #5EBC00 (Kelly Green), #00BCBC (Tiffany Blue) and #5E00BC (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.

BC0000 5EBC00 00BCBC 5E00BC
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Hex #BC0000 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BC0000 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.

BC0000 BCA100 36BC00 00BC6B 006BBC 3600BC BC00A1

Tints, Tones & Shades of BC0000 Color


  • Transparent C93333C93333
  • Transparent D04D4DD04D4D
  • Transparent D76666D76666
  • Transparent DE8080DE8080
  • Transparent E49999E49999
  • Transparent EBB3B3EBB3B3
  • Transparent F2CCCCF2CCCC
  • Transparent F8E6E6F8E6E6


  • Transparent B01A1AB01A1A
  • Transparent AA2626AA2626
  • Transparent A43333A43333
  • Transparent 9E40409E4040
  • Transparent 984D4D984D4D
  • Transparent 925A5A925A5A
  • Transparent 8C66668C6666
  • Transparent 867373867373


  • Transparent 960000960000
  • Transparent 840000840000
  • Transparent 710000710000
  • Transparent 5E00005E0000
  • Transparent 4B00004B0000
  • Transparent 380000380000
  • Transparent 260000260000
  • Transparent 130000130000

#BC0000 Color Patterns

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    #BC0000 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #BC0000 Leaves Pattern

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    #BC0000 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #BC0000 Trellis Pattern

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    #BC0000 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.