SW 6883

Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange

Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Raucous Orange paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6883. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Raucous Orange SW 6883
Color code:SW 6883
Color name:Raucous Orange
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Intrinsic

LRV of Raucous Orange

Raucous Orange SW 6883 has an LRV of 18.36% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 18.36% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

195, 85, 48

Is Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 15° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6883 Raucous Orange HSL code: 15, 60%, 48%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6883 Raucous Orange

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Raucous Orange SW 6883 vs Habanero Chile SW 7589

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883 vs Sherwin Williams Habanero Chile SW 7589Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883
LRV: 18.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.05%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Raucous Orange SW 6883 vs Peppery SW 6615

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883 vs Sherwin Williams Peppery SW 6615Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883
LRV: 18.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c35530copy color code
RGB Decimal195, 85, 48copy color code
RGB Percent76.47%, 33.33%, 18.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 15° Saturation: 75.38% Value: 76.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(15, 60, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 56.41 Yellow: 75.38 Key: 23.53copy color code
YIQY: 113.672 I: 77.439 Q: 11.755copy color code
XYZX: 26.29 Y: 18.316 Z: 4.946copy color code
CIE LabL:49.877 a:41.825 b:42.218copy color code
CIE LuvL:49.877 u:87.59 v:34.714copy color code
Decimal12801328copy color code
Hunter lab42.797, 34.757, 23.105copy color code
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