Tangerine has the hex code #FA9336. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 147, 54), which means it is composed of
55% red, 33% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:41 Y:78 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Tangerine has a hue of 28°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 98%. 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.
Tangerine is a vivid orange color representative of the color of the fruit. It can be used on a web page with HTML and/or CSS by its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.
The complement of Tangerine is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #369DFA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FA9336 color is offered by #369DFA. 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.
The analogous colors of Tangerine (#FA9336) are Maximum Yellow (#FAF536) and Coral Red (#FA363B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tangerine 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tangerine (#FA9336) are #36FAF5 (Fluorescent Blue) and #363BFA (Palatinate 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.
Tangerine triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #36FA93 (Eucalyptus) and #9336FA (Purple (X11)) along with #FA9336 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Tangerine has four colors - #36FA93 (Eucalyptus), #369DFA (Brilliant Azure) and #FA369D (Rose Bonbon) in addition to the base color (#FA9336). 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.
Tangerine square color palette has #3BFA36 (Neon Green), #369DFA (Brilliant Azure) and #F536FA (Purple Pizzazz). 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.
Tangerine Color Rainbow Palette
Our Tangerine 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.