Orange (RGB) Color

HEX #FF7F00 / RGB (255, 127, 0)

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What is Orange (RGB) Color?

Orange (RGB) (Hex code: FF7F00) Thumbnail

Orange (RGB) has the hex code #FF7F00. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 127, 0), which means it is composed of 67% red, 33% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Orange (RGB) has a hue of 30°, 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.

The correct orange color of the RGB color wheel would be one that lies exactly between yellow and red. Now red is at 0° and yellow is an 60°. Thus, orange would be at 30°, right?

However, in both the X11 and web color lists (The two lists that are based on the RGB color wheel), orange lies at 39° which, in our opinion, is not an exact representation of the color. The orange displayed on this page can be considered the true RGB orange color!
To apply this orange on a web page with HTML or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

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Orange (RGB) Color Codes

Hex Code#FF7F00
RGB Values(255, 127, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6600
Inverse Color#0080FF [Azure]
Closest Pantone®151 C
Closest RAL1028 [Melon yellow]
Complementary Color#0080FF [Azure]
Orange (RGB) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#919191
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Orange (RGB) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF7F00. Complementary color is 0080FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Orange (RGB) is Azure with the hex code #0080FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF7F00 color is offered by #0080FF. 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.

FF7F00 0080FF
Analogous color palette with (FF7F00, FFFF00 and FF0000)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Orange (RGB) (#FF7F00) are Yellow (#FFFF00) and Red (#FF0000). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Orange (RGB) 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.

FF7F00 FFFF00 FF0000
Split Complementary color palette with (FF7F00, 00FFFF and 0000FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Orange (RGB) (#FF7F00) are #00FFFF (Aqua) and #0000FF (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.

FF7F00 00FFFF 0000FF
Triadic color palette with (FF7F00, 00FF7F and 7F00FF)

Triadic Palette

Orange (RGB) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF7F (Guppie Green) and #7F00FF (Violet (Color Wheel)) along with #FF7F00 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

FF7F00 00FF7F 7F00FF
Tetradic color palette with (FF7F00, 00FF7F, 0080FF and FF0080)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Orange (RGB) has four colors - #00FF7F (Guppie Green), #0080FF (Azure) and #FF0080 (Bright Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF7F00). 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.

FF7F00 00FF7F 0080FF FF0080
Square color palette with (FF7F00, 01FF00, 0080FF and FF00FF)

Square Palette

Orange (RGB) square color palette has #01FF00 (Electric Green), #0080FF (Azure) and #FF00FF (Fuchsia). 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.

FF7F00 01FF00 0080FF FF00FF
Rainbow color

Orange (RGB) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Orange (RGB) 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.

FF8000 A4FF00 00FF37 00EDFF 0012FF C800FF FF005B

Tints, Tones & Shades of Orange (RGB) Color


  • Transparent FF9933FF9933
  • Transparent FFA54DFFA54D
  • Transparent FFB266FFB266
  • Transparent FFBF80FFBF80
  • Transparent FFCC99FFCC99
  • Transparent FFD9B3FFD9B3
  • Transparent FFE5CCFFE5CC
  • Transparent FFF2E6FFF2E6


  • Transparent E67F1AE67F1A
  • Transparent D97F26D97F26
  • Transparent CC7F33CC7F33
  • Transparent C08040C08040
  • Transparent B3804DB3804D
  • Transparent A6805AA6805A
  • Transparent 998066998066
  • Transparent 8D80738D8073


  • Transparent CC6600CC6600
  • Transparent B35900B35900
  • Transparent 994C00994C00
  • Transparent 804000804000
  • Transparent 663300663300
  • Transparent 4D26004D2600
  • Transparent 331900331900
  • Transparent 1A0D001A0D00

Orange (RGB) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orange (RGB) Plaid Pattern

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