HEX #FF7518 / RGB (255, 117, 24)

Pumpkin for halloween

What is Pumpkin Color?

Pumpkin (Hex code: FF7518) Thumbnail

Pumpkin has the hex code #FF7518. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 117, 24), which means it is composed of 64% red, 30% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:91 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pumpkin has a hue of 24°, 91% 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.

Pumpkin is a deep vivid reddish orange color representative of the color of pumpkins. Along with black, this color is used in Halloween decorations. To apply pumpkin color on a web page with HTML and/or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB color values.

Pumpkin Color Codes

Hex Code#FF7518
RGB Values(255, 117, 24)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 91%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(24°, 91%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6600
Inverse Color#008AE7 [Blue Cola]
Closest Pantone®1585 C
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#18A2FF [Dodger Blue]
Pumpkin Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Pumpkin Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF7518. Complementary color is 18A2FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pumpkin is Dodger Blue with the hex code #18A2FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF7518 color is offered by #18A2FF. 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 (FF7518, FFE918 and FF182F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pumpkin (#FF7518) are Yellow Sun (#FFE918) and Scarlet (#FF182F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pumpkin 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 (FF7518, 18FFE9 and 182FFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pumpkin (#FF7518) are #18FFE9 (Fluorescent Blue) and #182FFF (Bluebonnet). 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 (FF7518, 18FF75 and 7518FF)

Triadic Palette

Pumpkin triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #18FF75 (Guppie Green) and #7518FF (Electric Indigo) along with #FF7518 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 (FF7518, 18FF75, 18A2FF and FF18A2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pumpkin has four colors - #18FF75 (Guppie Green), #18A2FF (Dodger Blue) and #FF18A2 (Deep Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF7518). 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 (FF7518, 2FFF18, 18A2FF and E918FF)

Square Palette

Pumpkin square color palette has #2FFF18 (Neon Green), #18A2FF (Dodger Blue) and #E918FF (Phlox). 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

Pumpkin Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pumpkin 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 Pumpkin Color


  • Transparent FF9146#FF9146
  • Transparent FF9E5D#FF9E5D
  • Transparent FFAC74#FFAC74
  • Transparent FFBA8C#FFBA8C
  • Transparent FFC8A3#FFC8A3
  • Transparent FFD6BA#FFD6BA
  • Transparent FFE3D1#FFE3D1
  • Transparent FFF1E8#FFF1E8


  • Transparent E6772D#E6772D
  • Transparent D97837#D97837
  • Transparent CC7942#CC7942
  • Transparent C07B4C#C07B4C
  • Transparent B37C56#B37C56
  • Transparent A67D61#A67D61
  • Transparent 997E6B#997E6B
  • Transparent 8D7F76#8D7F76


  • Transparent CC5E13#CC5E13
  • Transparent B35211#B35211
  • Transparent 99460E#99460E
  • Transparent 803B0C#803B0C
  • Transparent 662F0A#662F0A
  • Transparent 4D2307#4D2307
  • Transparent 331705#331705
  • Transparent 1A0C02#1A0C02

Pumpkin Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pumpkin Plaid Pattern

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