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#F48037 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadmium Orange

What is hex #F48037 Color?

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The color name of hex code #F48037 is Cadmium Orange. The RGB values are (244, 128, 55) which means it is composed of 57% red, 30% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:48 Y:78 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, #F48037 has a hue of 23°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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 #F48037 Color Codes

Color NameCadmium Orange
RGB Values(244, 128, 55)
CMYK Values(0%, 48%, 78%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(23°, 77%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0B7FC8 [Ocean Boat Blue]
Closest Pantone®1575 C
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#37ABF4 [Picton Blue]
#F48037 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#939393
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Hex #F48037 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F48037. Complementary color is 37ABF4

Complementary Palette

The complement of #F48037 is #37ABF4 which is called Picton Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F48037 color is offered by #37ABF4. 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 (F48037, F4DF37 and F4374C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #F48037 are #F4DF37 and #F4374C, called Dandelion and Red Salsa, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #F48037 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (F48037, 37F4DF and 374DF4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #F48037 are #37F4DF (Turquoise) and #374DF4 (Ultramarine 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 (F48037, 37F480 and 8037F4)

Triadic Palette

#F48037 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #37F480 (UFO Green) and #8037F4 (Blue-Violet) along with #F48037, 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 (F48037, 37F480, 37ABF4 and F437AB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #F48037 has #37F480 (UFO Green), #37ABF4 (Picton Blue) and #F437AB (Frostbite). 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.

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Square color palette with (F48037, 4DF437, 37ABF4 and DF37F4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #F48037 contains #4DF437 (Neon Green), #37ABF4 (Picton Blue) and #DF37F4 (Steel Pink). 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.

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Hex #F48037 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #F48037 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of F48037 Color


  • Transparent F6995FF6995F
  • Transparent F7A673F7A673
  • Transparent F8B387F8B387
  • Transparent FAC09BFAC09B
  • Transparent FBCCAFFBCCAF
  • Transparent FCD9C3FCD9C3
  • Transparent FDE6D7FDE6D7
  • Transparent FEF2EBFEF2EB


  • Transparent DD8046DD8046
  • Transparent D1804DD1804D
  • Transparent C68054C68054
  • Transparent BA805CBA805C
  • Transparent AE8063AE8063
  • Transparent A3806AA3806A
  • Transparent 978071978071
  • Transparent 8C80798C8079


  • Transparent C3662CC3662C
  • Transparent AB5A27AB5A27
  • Transparent 924D21924D21
  • Transparent 7A401C7A401C
  • Transparent 623316623316
  • Transparent 492611492611
  • Transparent 311A0B311A0B
  • Transparent 180D06180D06

#F48037 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.