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Rufous

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#a81c07
RGB:
168, 28, 7
CMYK:
0, 83, 96, 34
HSL:
7.8°, 92%, 34.3%
Closest colors:
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2350
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3000
in RAL Design:
RAL 040 40 67
in RAL Effect:
RAL 450-M
What color is Rufous? What are the examples of Rufous color in everyday life? What looks best in Rufous?
2023-05-31 Snargl 5 minutes 6 seconds
# General # Fashion # Imagination

What color is Rufous?

Statue of a woman with a red dress and a gold headpiece on her head and a black background
Red glass container with a spoon on a table next to it and a mirror behind it that has a circular design on it
Painting of a sunset with clouds and trees in the foreground and a bird flying in the distance
Strange looking creature with horns and spikes on its head and eyes
Hamburger with a large hamburger on top of it on a plate with a candle in the middle of it
Red door with a red wall and a red door handle on it with a red wall
Vase with a red flower and a red apple on top of it on a table with a black background

Rufous is a color that can be described as reddish-brown or brownish-red, like the color of rust or oxidized iron.

It is derived from the Latin word rufus, meaning red.

Rufous is often used as an adjective to name animals that have this color in their skin, fur, or feathers.

It is also a common color for mammals, such as foxes, squirrels, and bears.

The hexadecimal color code for rufous is #A81C07, and the RGB color code is 168, 28, 7.

In a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 83% magenta, 96% yellow, and 34% black.

It has a hue angle of 7.8 degrees, a saturation of 92%, and a lightness of 34%.

Rufous is a warm and earthy color that can evoke feelings of passion, energy, and strength.

Rufous is the color of fire and blood
Of autumn leaves and desert mud
Of clay pots and cinnamon spice
Of copper coins and sunset skies

Rufous is the color of life and heat
Of spicy food and salsa beat
Of brick walls and terracotta tiles
Of red wine and crocodile smiles

Rufous is the color of bold and brave
Of warriors and heroes and legends made
Of courage and power and confidence
Of rufous animals and their elegance

Example of the palette with the Rufous color

Picture with primary colors of Rufous, Zinnwaldite, Orange, Pale chestnut and Flame
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...

Example of the palette with the Rufous color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Rufous, Medium champagne, Tangerine and Flame
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 2570-Y70R
NCS S 1015-G90Y
NCS S 1070-Y30R
NCS S 0580-Y60R
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 3000
RAL 1015
RAL 1037
RAL 2004
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 085 90 30
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 050 50 78

Example of the palette with the Rufous color

Picture with primary colors of Bulgarian rose, Safety Orange (Blaze Orange), Rufous, Smoky black and Jonquil
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3007
RAL 2009
RAL 3000
RAL 9005
RAL 1018
RAL Design
RAL 040 20 19
RAL 050 60 80
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 075 80 60
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What are the examples of Rufous color in everyday life?

Cartoon girl with red eyes and a black shirt on her shirt is smiling at the camera. Example of RGB 168,28,7 color.
Vase with a flower and a piece of fruit in it on a table next to a window. Example of CMYK 0,83,96,34 color.
Woman with long hair wearing a red shirt and jeans with a white. Example of RGB 168,28,7 color.
Bedroom with a bed, chair. Color CMYK 0,83,96,34.
Painting of a girl in a red dress holding a bowl of red liquid in front of her face. Color #A81C07.
Rufous is a color that may be described as reddish-brown or brownish-red, as of rust or oxidized iron.

It is derived from the Latin word rufus, meaning red, and is often used to describe the color of some animals' skin, fur, or feathers.

Some examples of rufous color in everyday life are:
  • Rufous hummingbird: This is a small bird that has a brilliant rufous-colored plumage on its back, tail, and sides.
    It is the only hummingbird that breeds in Alaska and Canada, and migrates to Mexico and Central America in winter.

  • Rufous bettong: This is a marsupial that lives in Australia.
    It has a rufous-brown fur on its upper body, and a pale gray fur on its lower body.
    This animal feeds on grasses, roots, tubers, and fungi.

  • Rufous hornbill: This is a large bird that is native to the Philippines.
    This bird has a rufous-brown body, a black head, and a yellow and red bill.
    It is also known as the Philippine hornbill or the kalaw.

  • Rufous hare-wallaby: This is a small wallaby that is endangered and found only in a few islands off the coast of Western Australia.
    This animal has a rufous-brown fur on its back, and a white fur on its belly and feet.
    It is also called the mala or the rufous wallaby.

  • Rufous mouse lemur: This is a tiny primate that lives in Madagascar.
    It has a rufous-brown fur on its back, and a gray fur on its belly and face.
    Rufous mouse lemur is nocturnal and feeds on fruits, insects, and nectar.

Rufous color can also be seen in some human-made objects, such as pottery, bricks, tiles, and fabrics.

This color can create a warm, earthy, and rustic impression.

Example of the palette with the Rufous color

Picture with primary colors of Medium jungle green, Rufous, Android Green, Dark olive and Platinum
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 7502-B
NCS S 2570-Y70R
NCS S 0575-G40Y
NCS S 5030-G50Y
NCS S 1005-R50B
RAL Classic
RAL 6009
RAL 3000
RAL 1012
RAL 6025
RAL 9001
RAL Design
RAL 180 20 15
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 100 70 60
RAL 110 40 40
RAL 110 90 05
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 450-M
RAL 250-3
RAL 250-6
RAL 840-1
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What looks best in Rufous?

Group of red fire extinguishers in a room with a white wall and a light above them. Color #A81C07.
Red cat with a large head and a large tail, with a black background. Example of Rufous color.
Rufous color. Group of red lights in a forest with trees and water in the foreground
Plate of food with a variety of sauces. Example of #A81C07 color.
Cat wearing a red scarf and a christmas ornament around its neck and eyes. Color CMYK 0,83,96,34.
Girl with red hair and blue eyes stares into the distance. Color #A81C07.

Example of the palette with the Rufous color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Rufous, Light coral, Glitter and Urobilin
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 3000
RAL 3014
RAL 9003
RAL 1033
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 040 70 40
RAL 250 92 05
RAL 080 70 70
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