#CF202A Hex Code

Color Name: Fire Engine Red

What is hex #CF202A Color?

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The color name of hex code #CF202A is Fire Engine Red. The RGB values are (207, 32, 42) which means it is composed of 74% red, 11% green and 15% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:85 Y:80 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CF202A has a hue of 357°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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 #CF202A Color Codes

Color NameFire Engine Red
RGB Values(207, 32, 42)
CMYK Values(0%, 85%, 80%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(357°, 85%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#30DFD5 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®1795 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#20CFC5 [Maximum Blue Green]
#CF202A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#565656
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

Hex #CF202A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CF202A. Complementary color is 20CFC5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CF202A is #20CFC5 which is called Maximum 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 #CF202A color is offered by #20CFC5. 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 (CF202A, CF6E20 and CF2082)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CF202A are #CF6E20 and #CF2082, called Chocolate (Web) and Magenta (Dye), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CF202A 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 (CF202A, 20CF6E and 2082CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CF202A are #20CF6E (UFO Green) and #2082CF (Bright Navy 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 (CF202A, 2ACF20 and 202ACF)

Triadic Palette

#CF202A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2ACF20 (Lime Green) and #202ACF (Persian Blue) along with #CF202A, 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 (CF202A, 2ACF20, 20CFC5 and C520CF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CF202A has #2ACF20 (Lime Green), #20CFC5 (Maximum Blue Green) and #C520CF (Steel Pink). 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 (CF202A, 82CF20, 20CFC5 and 6E20CF)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CF202A contains #82CF20 (Dark Lemon Lime), #20CFC5 (Maximum Blue Green) and #6E20CF (Blue-Violet). 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 #CF202A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CF202A 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 Fire Engine Red Color


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#CF202A Color Patterns

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    Fire Engine Red Gingham Checks

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    Fire Engine Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red Leaves Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red Houndstooth Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red Trellis Pattern

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    Fire Engine Red 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.