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#FFA500 Hex Code

Color Name: Orange (Web)

What is hex #FFA500 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FFA500 is Orange (Web). The RGB values are (255, 165, 0) which means it is composed of 61% red, 39% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:35 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FFA500 has a hue of 39°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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 #FFA500 Color Codes

Color NameOrange (Web)
RGB Values(255, 165, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 35%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9900
Inverse Color#005AFF [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®137 C
Closest RAL1028 [Melon yellow]
Complementary Color#005AFF [Blue (RYB)]
#FFA500 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #FFA500 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFA500. Complementary color is 005AFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FFA500 is #005AFF which is called Blue (RYB). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFA500 color is offered by #005AFF. 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.

FFA500 005AFF
Analogous color palette with (FFA500, DAFF00 and FF2600)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FFA500 are #DAFF00 and #FF2600, called Chartreuse (Traditional) and Ferrari Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FFA500 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.

FFA500 DAFF00 FF2600
Split Complementary color palette with (FFA500, 00DAFF and 2500FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FFA500 are #00DAFF (Vivid Sky Blue) and #2500FF (Electric Ultramarine). 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.

FFA500 00DAFF 2500FF
Triadic color palette with (FFA500, 00FFA5 and A500FF)

Triadic Palette

#FFA500 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FFA5 (Medium Spring Green) and #A500FF (Vivid Violet) along with #FFA500, 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.

FFA500 00FFA5 A500FF
Tetradic color palette with (FFA500, 00FFA5, 005AFF and FF005A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FFA500 has #00FFA5 (Medium Spring Green), #005AFF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF005A (Folly). 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.

FFA500 00FFA5 005AFF FF005A
Square color palette with (FFA500, 00FF26, 005AFF and FF00DA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FFA500 contains #00FF26 (Electric Green), #005AFF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF00DA (Shocking 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.

FFA500 00FF26 005AFF FF00DA
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Hex #FFA500 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FFA500 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.

FFA600 7EFF00 00FF5D 00C7FF 1400FF EF00FF FF0035

Tints, Tones & Shades of FFA500 Color


  • Transparent FFB733FFB733
  • Transparent FFC04DFFC04D
  • Transparent FFC966FFC966
  • Transparent FFD280FFD280
  • Transparent FFDB99FFDB99
  • Transparent FFE4B3FFE4B3
  • Transparent FFEDCCFFEDCC
  • Transparent FFF6E6FFF6E6


  • Transparent E69E1AE69E1A
  • Transparent D99A26D99A26
  • Transparent CC9633CC9633
  • Transparent C09340C09340
  • Transparent B38F4DB38F4D
  • Transparent A68B5AA68B5A
  • Transparent 998766998766
  • Transparent 8D84738D8473


  • Transparent CC8400CC8400
  • Transparent B37400B37400
  • Transparent 996300996300
  • Transparent 805300805300
  • Transparent 664200664200
  • Transparent 4D32004D3200
  • Transparent 332100332100
  • Transparent 1A11001A1100

#FFA500 Color Patterns

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    #FFA500 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #FFA500 Leaves Pattern

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    #FFA500 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #FFA500 Trellis Pattern

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    #FFA500 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.