Sunset Orange

HEX #FD5E53 / RGB (253, 94, 83)

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What is Sunset Orange Color?

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Sunset Orange has the hex code #FD5E53. The equivalent RGB values are (253, 94, 83), which means it is composed of 59% red, 22% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:63 Y:67 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sunset Orange has a hue of 4°, 67% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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 vivid red Sunset Orange color from Crayola was formulated in 1997. It is not part of the web colors list and can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Sunset Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FD5E53
RGB Values(253, 94, 83)
CMYK Values(0%, 63%, 67%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(4°, 67%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6666
Inverse Color#02A1AC [Blue (Munsell)]
Closest Pantone®178 C
Closest RAL2012 [Salmon orange]
Complementary Color#53F2FD [Electric Blue]
Sunset Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Sunset Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FD5E53. Complementary color is 53F2FD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sunset Orange is Electric Blue with the hex code #53F2FD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FD5E53 color is offered by #53F2FD. 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 (FD5E53, FDB353 and FD539D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sunset Orange (#FD5E53) are Pastel Orange (#FDB353) and Brilliant Rose (#FD539D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sunset 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FD5E53, 53FDB3 and 539DFD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sunset Orange (#FD5E53) are #53FDB3 (Medium Aquamarine) and #539DFD (Blueberry). 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 (FD5E53, 53FD5E and 5E53FD)

Triadic Palette

Sunset Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #53FD5E (Screamin' Green) and #5E53FD (Very Light Blue) along with #FD5E53 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 (FD5E53, 53FD5E, 53F2FD and FD53F2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sunset Orange has four colors - #53FD5E (Screamin' Green), #53F2FD (Electric Blue) and #FD53F2 (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#FD5E53). 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 (FD5E53, 9DFD53, 53F2FD and B353FD)

Square Palette

Sunset Orange square color palette has #9DFD53 (French Lime), #53F2FD (Electric Blue) and #B353FD (Lavender Indigo). 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

Sunset Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sunset 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Sunset Orange Color


  • Transparent FD7E75#FD7E75
  • Transparent FE8E87#FE8E87
  • Transparent FE9E98#FE9E98
  • Transparent FEAFA9#FEAFA9
  • Transparent FEBFBA#FEBFBA
  • Transparent FECFCB#FECFCB
  • Transparent FFDFDD#FFDFDD
  • Transparent FFEFEE#FFEFEE


  • Transparent E4655C#E4655C
  • Transparent D86861#D86861
  • Transparent CB6C65#CB6C65
  • Transparent BF6F6A#BF6F6A
  • Transparent B2726E#B2726E
  • Transparent A67673#A67673
  • Transparent 997977#997977
  • Transparent 8D7D7C#8D7D7C


  • Transparent CA4B42#CA4B42
  • Transparent B1423A#B1423A
  • Transparent 983832#983832
  • Transparent 7F2F2A#7F2F2A
  • Transparent 652621#652621
  • Transparent 4C1C19#4C1C19
  • Transparent 331311#331311
  • Transparent 190908#190908

Sunset Orange Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Orange Plaid Pattern

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