Hot Purple

HEX #A420D0 / RGB (164, 32, 208)

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What is Hot Purple Color?

Hot Purple (Hex code: A420D0) Thumbnail

Hot Purple has the hex code #A420D0. The equivalent RGB values are (164, 32, 208), which means it is composed of 41% red, 8% green and 51% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:21 M:85 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, Hot Purple has a hue of 285°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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.

Hot Purple is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the hot purple CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Hot Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#A420D0
RGB Values(164, 32, 208)
CMYK Values(21%, 85%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(285°, 85%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#9933CC
Inverse Color#5BDF2F [Harlequin Green]
Closest Pantone®2592 C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#4CD020 [Harlequin Green]
Hot Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Luma)#494949
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8D8D8D

Hot Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A420D0. Complementary color is 4CD020

Complementary Palette

The complement of Hot Purple is Harlequin Green with the hex code #4CD020. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A420D0 color is offered by #4CD020. 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 (A420D0, D020A4 and 4C20D0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Hot Purple (#A420D0) are Royal Fuchsia (#D020A4) and Interdimensional Blue (#4C20D0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Hot Purple with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (A420D0, A4D020 and 20D04C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Hot Purple (#A420D0) are #A4D020 (Yellow-Green) and #20D04C (Malachite). 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 (A420D0, D0A420 and 20D0A4)

Triadic Palette

Hot Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D0A420 (Lemon Curry) and #20D0A4 (Light Sea Green) along with #A420D0 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 (A420D0, D0A420, 4CD020 and 204CD0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Hot Purple has four colors - #D0A420 (Lemon Curry), #4CD020 (Harlequin Green) and #204CD0 (New Car) in addition to the base color (#A420D0). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (A420D0, D04C20, 4CD020 and 20A4D0)

Square Palette

Hot Purple square color palette has #D04C20 (Flame), #4CD020 (Harlequin Green) and #20A4D0 (Ball 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.

Rainbow color

Hot Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Hot Purple rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Hot Purple Color


  • Transparent B64DD9#B64DD9
  • Transparent BF63DE#BF63DE
  • Transparent C879E3#C879E3
  • Transparent D290E8#D290E8
  • Transparent DBA6EC#DBA6EC
  • Transparent E4BCF1#E4BCF1
  • Transparent EDD2F6#EDD2F6
  • Transparent F6E9FA#F6E9FA


  • Transparent 9D33C0#9D33C0
  • Transparent 993DB8#993DB8
  • Transparent 9646B0#9646B0
  • Transparent 9250A8#9250A8
  • Transparent 8E5AA0#8E5AA0
  • Transparent 8B6398#8B6398
  • Transparent 876D90#876D90
  • Transparent 847688#847688


  • Transparent 831AA6#831AA6
  • Transparent 731692#731692
  • Transparent 62137D#62137D
  • Transparent 521068#521068
  • Transparent 420D53#420D53
  • Transparent 310A3E#310A3E
  • Transparent 21062A#21062A
  • Transparent 100315#100315

Hot Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hot Purple Plaid Pattern

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