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Warm Apricot Color

HEX #FFB86B / RGB (255, 184, 107)

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What is Warm Apricot Color?

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Warm Apricot has the hex code #FFB86B. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 184, 107), which means it is composed of 47% red, 34% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:58 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Warm Apricot has a hue of 31°, 58% 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.

Warm Apricot is an RAL Design color with the number 070 80 50. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Warm Apricot hex code is #FFB86B with equivalent RGB (255, 184, 107). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Warm Apricot Color Codes

Hex Code#FFB86B
RGB Values(255, 184, 107)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 58%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(31°, 58%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#004794 [Midnight Blue]
Closest Pantone®1355 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#6BB2FF [French Sky Blue]
Warm Apricot Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Warm Apricot Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFB86B. Complementary color is 6BB2FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Warm Apricot is French Sky Blue with the hex code #6BB2FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFB86B color is offered by #6BB2FF. 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 (FFB86B, FCFF6B and FF6E6B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Warm Apricot (#FFB86B) are Laser Lemon (#FCFF6B) and Pastel Red (#FF6E6B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Warm Apricot 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 (FFB86B, 6BFCFF and 6E6BFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Warm Apricot (#FFB86B) are #6BFCFF (Electric Blue) and #6E6BFF (Very Light 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.

Triadic color palette with (FFB86B, 6BFFB8 and B86BFF)

Triadic Palette

Warm Apricot triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6BFFB8 (Aquamarine) and #B86BFF (Heliotrope) along with #FFB86B 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 (FFB86B, 6BFFB8, 6BB2FF and FF6BB2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Warm Apricot has four colors - #6BFFB8 (Aquamarine), #6BB2FF (French Sky Blue) and #FF6BB2 (Hot Pink) in addition to the base color (#FFB86B). 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 (FFB86B, 6BFF6E, 6BB2FF and FF6BFC)

Square Palette

Warm Apricot square color palette has #6BFF6E (Screamin' Green), #6BB2FF (French Sky Blue) and #FF6BFC (Shocking Pink (Crayola)). 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

Warm Apricot Color Rainbow Palette

Our Warm Apricot 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 Warm Apricot Color


  • Transparent FFC689FFC689
  • Transparent FFCD97FFCD97
  • Transparent FFD4A6FFD4A6
  • Transparent FFDCB5FFDCB5
  • Transparent FFE3C4FFE3C4
  • Transparent FFEAD3FFEAD3
  • Transparent FFF1E1FFF1E1
  • Transparent FFF8F0FFF8F0


  • Transparent E6AD6FE6AD6F
  • Transparent D9A771D9A771
  • Transparent CCA273CCA273
  • Transparent C09C76C09C76
  • Transparent B39678B39678
  • Transparent A6917AA6917A
  • Transparent 998B7C998B7C
  • Transparent 8D867E8D867E


  • Transparent CC9356CC9356
  • Transparent B3814BB3814B
  • Transparent 996E40996E40
  • Transparent 805C36805C36
  • Transparent 664A2B664A2B
  • Transparent 4D37204D3720
  • Transparent 332515332515
  • Transparent 1A120B1A120B

Warm Apricot Color Patterns

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    Warm Apricot Gingham Checks

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    Warm Apricot Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Warm Apricot Polka Dots Pattern

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    Warm Apricot Honeycomb Pattern

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    Warm Apricot Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Apricot Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Apricot Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Apricot Plaid Pattern

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