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Red Orange Color

HEX #FF3F00 / RGB (255, 63, 0)

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What is Red Orange Color?

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Red Orange has the hex code #FF3F00. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 63, 0), which means it is composed of 80% red, 20% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:75 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Red Orange has a hue of 15°, 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 exact color between orange and red in the RGB color wheel. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Red Orange can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Red Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FF3F00
RGB Values(255, 63, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 75%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(15°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3300
Inverse Color#00C0FF [Capri]
Closest Pantone®1655 C
Closest RAL2005 [Luminous orange]
Complementary Color#00C0FF [Capri]
Red Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#727272
Weighted Average (Luma)#636363
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Red Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF3F00. Complementary color is 00C0FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Red Orange is Capri with the hex code #00C0FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF3F00 color is offered by #00C0FF. 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.

FF3F00 00C0FF
Analogous color palette with (FF3F00, FFBF00 and FF0041)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Red Orange (#FF3F00) are Amber (#FFBF00) and Electric Crimson (#FF0041). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red Orange 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.

FF3F00 FFBF00 FF0041
Split Complementary color palette with (FF3F00, 00FFBF and 0041FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Red Orange (#FF3F00) are #00FFBF (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #0041FF (Blue (RYB)). 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.

FF3F00 00FFBF 0041FF
Triadic color palette with (FF3F00, 00FF3F and 3F00FF)

Triadic Palette

Red Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF3F (Malachite) and #3F00FF (Electric Ultramarine) along with #FF3F00 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

FF3F00 00FF3F 3F00FF
Tetradic color palette with (FF3F00, 00FF3F, 00C0FF and FF00C0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Red Orange has four colors - #00FF3F (Malachite), #00C0FF (Capri) and #FF00C0 (Shocking Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF3F00). 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.

FF3F00 00FF3F 00C0FF FF00C0
Square color palette with (FF3F00, 41FF00, 00C0FF and BF00FF)

Square Palette

Red Orange square color palette has #41FF00 (Harlequin), #00C0FF (Capri) and #BF00FF (Electric Purple). 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.

FF3F00 41FF00 00C0FF BF00FF
Rainbow color

Red Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Red Orange 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Red Orange Color


  • Transparent FF6533FF6533
  • Transparent FF794DFF794D
  • Transparent FF8C66FF8C66
  • Transparent FF9F80FF9F80
  • Transparent FFB299FFB299
  • Transparent FFC5B3FFC5B3
  • Transparent FFD9CCFFD9CC
  • Transparent FFECE6FFECE6


  • Transparent E64C1AE64C1A
  • Transparent D95326D95326
  • Transparent CC5933CC5933
  • Transparent C06040C06040
  • Transparent B3664DB3664D
  • Transparent A66D5AA66D5A
  • Transparent 997366997366
  • Transparent 8D7A738D7A73


  • Transparent CC3200CC3200
  • Transparent B32C00B32C00
  • Transparent 992600992600
  • Transparent 802000802000
  • Transparent 661900661900
  • Transparent 4D13004D1300
  • Transparent 330D00330D00
  • Transparent 1A06001A0600

Red Orange Color Patterns

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    Red Orange Gingham Checks

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    Red Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Red Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Red Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Orange Plaid Pattern

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