HEX #FF2700 / RGB (255, 39, 0)

Scarlet and blue feathered parrot

What is Scarlet Color?

Scarlet (Hex code: FF2700) Thumbnail

Scarlet has the hex code #FF2700. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 39, 0), which means it is composed of 87% red, 13% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:85 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Scarlet has a hue of 9°, 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.

Scarlet is a bright red color with a bit of orange in it. Since it is not a web color, it can be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color codes.

Scarlet Color Codes

Hex Code#FF2700
RGB Values(255, 39, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 85%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3300
Inverse Color#00D8FF [Vivid Sky Blue]
Closest Pantone®1655 C
Closest RAL3026 [Luminous bright red]
Complementary Color#00D8FF [Vivid Sky Blue]
Scarlet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#626262
Weighted Average (Most Common)#646464
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#959595

Scarlet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF2700. Complementary color is 00D8FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Scarlet is Vivid Sky Blue with the hex code #00D8FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF2700 color is offered by #00D8FF. 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 (FF2700, FFA700 and FF0058)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Scarlet (#FF2700) are Chrome Yellow (#FFA700) and Folly (#FF0058). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Scarlet 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 (FF2700, 00FFA7 and 0058FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Scarlet (#FF2700) are #00FFA7 (Medium Spring Green) and #0058FF (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.

Triadic color palette with (FF2700, 00FF27 and 2700FF)

Triadic Palette

Scarlet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF27 (Electric Green) and #2700FF (Electric Ultramarine) along with #FF2700 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 (FF2700, 00FF27, 00D8FF and FF00D8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Scarlet has four colors - #00FF27 (Electric Green), #00D8FF (Vivid Sky Blue) and #FF00D8 (Shocking Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF2700). 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 (FF2700, 59FF00, 00D8FF and A700FF)

Square Palette

Scarlet square color palette has #59FF00 (Bright Green), #00D8FF (Vivid Sky Blue) and #A700FF (Vivid Violet). 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

Scarlet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Scarlet 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 Scarlet Color


  • Transparent FF5233#FF5233
  • Transparent FF684D#FF684D
  • Transparent FF7D66#FF7D66
  • Transparent FF9380#FF9380
  • Transparent FFA999#FFA999
  • Transparent FFBEB3#FFBEB3
  • Transparent FFD4CC#FFD4CC
  • Transparent FFE9E6#FFE9E6


  • Transparent E6391A#E6391A
  • Transparent D94226#D94226
  • Transparent CC4B33#CC4B33
  • Transparent C05440#C05440
  • Transparent B35C4D#B35C4D
  • Transparent A6655A#A6655A
  • Transparent 996E66#996E66
  • Transparent 8D7773#8D7773


  • Transparent CC1F00#CC1F00
  • Transparent B31B00#B31B00
  • Transparent 991700#991700
  • Transparent 801400#801400
  • Transparent 661000#661000
  • Transparent 4D0C00#4D0C00
  • Transparent 330800#330800
  • Transparent 1A0400#1A0400

Scarlet Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet Plaid Pattern

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