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#CA0019 Hex Code

Color Name: Harvard Crimson

What is hex #CA0019 Color?

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The color name of hex code #CA0019 is Harvard Crimson. The RGB values are (202, 0, 25) which means it is composed of 89% red, 0% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:88 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CA0019 has a hue of 353°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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 #CA0019 Color Codes

Color NameHarvard Crimson
RGB Values(202, 0, 25)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 88%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(353°, 100%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0000
Inverse Color#35FFE6 [Fluorescent Blue]
Closest Pantone®2035 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#00CAB1 [Tiffany Blue]
#CA0019 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Luma)#2D2D2D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#707070

Hex #CA0019 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CA0019. Complementary color is 00CAB1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CA0019 is #00CAB1 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 #CA0019 color is offered by #00CAB1. 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.

CA0019 00CAB1
Analogous color palette with (CA0019, CA4C00 and CA007E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CA0019 are #CA4C00 and #CA007E, called Burnt Orange and Medium Violet-Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CA0019 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.

CA0019 CA4C00 CA007E
Split Complementary color palette with (CA0019, 00CA4C and 007ECA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CA0019 are #00CA4C (Dark Pastel Green) and #007ECA (True 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.

CA0019 00CA4C 007ECA
Triadic color palette with (CA0019, 19CA00 and 0019CA)

Triadic Palette

#CA0019 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #19CA00 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #0019CA (Medium Blue) along with #CA0019, 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.

CA0019 19CA00 0019CA
Tetradic color palette with (CA0019, 19CA00, 00CAB1 and B100CA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CA0019 has #19CA00 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #00CAB1 (Tiffany Blue) and #B100CA (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.

CA0019 19CA00 00CAB1 B100CA
Square color palette with (CA0019, 7ECA00, 00CAB1 and 4C00CA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CA0019 contains #7ECA00 (Sheen Green), #00CAB1 (Tiffany Blue) and #4C00CA (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.

CA0019 7ECA00 00CAB1 4C00CA
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Hex #CA0019 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CA0019 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.

CA0018 CA9600 51CA00 00CA5C 008BCA 2200CA CA00C5

Tints, Tones & Shades of CA0019 Color


  • Transparent D53347D53347
  • Transparent DA4D5EDA4D5E
  • Transparent DF6675DF6675
  • Transparent E5808CE5808C
  • Transparent EA99A3EA99A3
  • Transparent EFB3BAEFB3BA
  • Transparent F4CCD1F4CCD1
  • Transparent FAE6E8FAE6E8


  • Transparent BB1A2EBB1A2E
  • Transparent B42638B42638
  • Transparent AC3342AC3342
  • Transparent A5404DA5404D
  • Transparent 9E4D579E4D57
  • Transparent 965A61965A61
  • Transparent 8F666B8F666B
  • Transparent 877376877376


  • Transparent A20014A20014
  • Transparent 8D00128D0012
  • Transparent 79000F79000F
  • Transparent 65000D65000D
  • Transparent 51000A51000A
  • Transparent 3D00083D0008
  • Transparent 280005280005
  • Transparent 140003140003

#CA0019 Color Patterns

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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.