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Rufous Color

Color Name: Rufous
Hex Color Code: #A81C07
RGB Color Code: RGB(168, 28, 7)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 83.33%, 95.83%, 34.12%

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Rufous is derived from the Latin Rufus, meaning red. Rufous is a reddish-brown color used as an adjective in the names of many birds to describe the color of their skin, fur, or plumage.

What color is Rufous?

Rufous color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Rufous is #A81C07, and the RGB color code is RGB(168, 28, 7).

In the RGB color model, Rufous has a red value of 168, a green value of 28, and a blue value of 7. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 83.3% magenta, 95.8% yellow, and 34.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 7.8° (degrees), 92.0 % saturation, and 34.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Rufous has a hue of 7.8° (degrees), 95.8 % saturation and 65.9 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Rufous color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(168, 28, 7)

Red 168 (65.9%)
Green 28 (11.0%)
Blue 7 (2.7%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 7.83°
Saturation 92.00 %.
Lightness 34.31 %.
LRV ~ 9.2 %
Munsell Color System 0.3YR 3.5/13.8
XYZ X : 16.6
Y : 9.17
Z : 1.1
YXY Y1 : 9.17
X : 0.62
Y2 : 0.34
CMY C : 34.12%
M : 89.02%
Y : 97.25%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 83.33%
Yellow 95.83%
Key 34.12%


Hue 7.83°
Saturation 95.83 %.
Brightness / Value 65.88 %.
CIE-Lab L : 36.31
A : 54.02
B : 47.01
CIE-Lch L : 36.31
C : 71.61
H : 41.03
CIE-Luv L : 36.31
U : 105.71
V : 26.37
Hunter-Lab L : 30.28
A : 44.86
B : 19.05

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Color Combinations

Rufous - #A81C07 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Rufous. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Rufous - #A81C07 Tints and Shades

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Color Images

Rufous - #A81C07 Color Images and Patterns

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