#ff4200 Color Information

#ff4200 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #ff4200, and its official name is Ultimate Orange. In RGB, it consists of 100.0% Red, 25.9% Green, and 0.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 74.1% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 15.5°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #ff4200 is 16728576, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ff3300. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ff4200 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#ff4200 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorUltimate Orange Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color255, 66, 0 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color100.0%, 25.9%, 0.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.000, 0.741, 1.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.741, 1, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color15.5°, 100.0%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color15.5°, 100.0%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color43.188, 25.156, 2.579 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color255, 89, 0 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code16728576 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color57.227, 68.760, 68.814 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)57.227, 97.280, 45.022 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color57.227, 152.907, 44.873 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color50.156, 65.929, 32.060 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.609, 0.355, 25.156 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4294918656 / 0xffff4200 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ff3300 Copy
Last Updated: April 15, 2024

Shades of #ff4200

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ff4200, its pure hue is 15.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #ff4200, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #200800 to #df3a00.

Tints of #ff4200

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ff4200, its pure hue is 15.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #ff4200, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ff5a20 to #ffe7df.

Tones of #ff4200

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ff4200, its pure hue is 15.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #ff4200, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff4200 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ff4200

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ff4200! For #ff4200, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #ff4200. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ff4200

This color, #ff4200, consists of 100.0% Red, 25.9% Green, and 0.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 255, Green = 66, Blue = 0. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ff4200 is 0% Cyan, 74.1% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R100.0%
C0.0%
G25.9%
M74.1%
B0.0%
Y100.0%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 255 66 0
Octal 377 102 0
Hexa #ff #42 #00
Binary 11111111 01000010 00000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 74 100 0
Octal 0 112 144 0
Hexa #00 #4a #64 #00
Binary 00000000 01001010 01100100 00000000

Analogous Colors of #ff4200

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ff4200 — which has hue 15.5° — its analogous colors are located at 15.5° and 345.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff4200.

Triadic Colors of #ff4200

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #ff4200 — which has hue 15.5° — its triadic colors are located at 15.5° and 255.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff4200.

Complementary Color of #ff4200

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ff4200 — which has hue 15.5° — its complementary color is located at 195.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff4200.

Split Complementary Colors of #ff4200

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #ff4200 — which has hue 15.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 15.5° and 225.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff4200.

Tetradic Colors of #ff4200

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #ff4200 — which has hue 15.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 285.5°, 15.5°, 105.5°, and 195.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff4200.

Monochromatic Colors of #ff4200

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ff4200, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #802100 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ffa180 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ff4200

We want to make getting started with #ff4200 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ff4200 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ff4200 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #ff4200 with other HTML elements.

#ff4200 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ff4200.
<span style="color: #ff4200;">The color of this text is #ff4200.</span>

#ff4200 Background Color

The background color for this text is #ff4200.
<div style="background-color: #ff4200; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ff4200.</div>

#ff4200 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ff4200.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ff4200;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ff4200.</span>

#ff4200 Border Color

This is a div with border color #ff4200.
<div style="border: #ff4200 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ff4200.</div>

#ff4200 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff4200 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff4200; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff4200 on a white background.</div></div>

#ff4200 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff4200 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff4200; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff4200 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ff4200 to White

This is a gradient from #ff4200 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff4200,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff4200 to white.</div>

Gradient from #ff4200 to Black

This is a gradient from #ff4200 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff4200,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff4200,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff4200 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ff4200

In addition to using #ff4200 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #ff4200 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ff4200, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 255, Green = 66, Blue = 0). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ff4200 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #ff4200
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(255, 66, 0)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ff4200; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ff4200; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ff4200; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(255, 66, 0);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ff4200")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:255, green:66, blue:0, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:66 blue:0 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(255f, 66f, 0f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(255, 66, 0);
 

#ff4200 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ff4200 the same way. For those with color blindness, #ff4200 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ff4200 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ff4200 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #ff4200 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #ff4200 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #ff4200 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 3.5:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #ff4200 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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WCAG AAA
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