Buff is a pale brownish yellow color that got its name from the color of buff leather. The color Buff is a mixture of yellow ochre and white. Buff Color can produce by mixing two parts of white lead and one piece of yellow ochre.

What color is Buff?

Buff color belongs to the Yellow Beige color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Buff is #F0DC82, and the RGB color code is RGB(240, 220, 130).

In the RGB color model, Buff has a red value of 240, a green value of 220, and a blue value of 130. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 8.3% magenta, 45.8% yellow, and 5.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 49.1° (degrees), 78.6 % saturation, and 72.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Buff has a hue of 49.1° (degrees), 45.8 % saturation and 94.1 % brightness/value.


Buff is cool or warm?

The color Buff is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Buff?

Buff has an LRV of nearly 71. By LRV value, it is a light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(240, 220, 130)
Red
240 (94.1%)
Green
220 (86.3%)
Blue
130 (51.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
8.33%
Yellow
45.83%
Key
5.88%

HSL

HSL(49.09deg, 78.6 %, 72.5 %)

Hue
49.09°
Saturation
78.57 %.
Lightness
72.55 %.

RYB

RYB(22, 109, 14)
Red
22 (8.8%)
Yellow
109 (42.8%)
Blue
14 (5.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
49.09°
Saturation
45.83 %.
Brightness / Value
94.12 %.

HWB

H: 49.09°

W: 50.98 %

B: 5.88 %

XYZ

X : 65.56

Y : 71.32

Z : 31.43

YXY

Y1 : 71.32

X : 0.39

Y2 : 0.42

CMY

C : 5.88%

M : 13.73%

Y : 49.02%


LRV

~ 71.3 %

Munsell Color System

7.7Y 8.6/6.6

CIE-Lab

L : 87.64

A : -4.96

B : 46.51

CIE-Lch

L : 87.64

C : 46.78

H : 96.09

CIE-Luv

L : 87.64

U : 17.55

V : 61.15

Hunter-Lab

L : 84.45

A : -9.23

B : 37.05






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Buff


Here are the colors similar to Buff . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#EEDC82
Flax
ΔE - 0.57 (99.4% similar)
#F8DE7E
Jasmine
ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)
#E9D66B
Arylide Yellow
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


RAL Design


Buff color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Buff to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Buff color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Buff to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Buff color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Buff to Pantone PMS


#F9E17D
PANTONE 2002 C
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#F8E08E
PANTONE 1205 C
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#E4D77E
PANTONE 460 C
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
#EED484
PANTONE 7403 C
ΔE - 2.95 (97.0% similar)


British Standard 4800


Buff color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Buff to British Standard 4800


#FFE268
BS 10-C-31 - Champagne
ΔE - 4.93 (95.1% similar)
#E2C95C
BS 10-C-33 - Pollen
ΔE - 5.35 (94.6% similar)
#EFE970
BS 08-B-15 - Magnolia
ΔE - 5.93 (94.1% similar)
#FCF3A8
BS 10-B-15 - Ivory
ΔE - 6.18 (93.8% similar)


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#F5DC69
Summer Yellow
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)





Paint similar to Buff


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Buff . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Buff to Benjamin Moore


#F1DA76
Inner Glow (348)
ΔE - 1.71 (98.3% similar)
#F6E485
Yellow Roses (353)
ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)
#F7E27D
Lightning Bug (340)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
#F7E481
Limon (334)
ΔE - 2.15 (97.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Buff to Dunn-Edwards


#EED683
Gatsby Glitter (DET 496)
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
#F6E491
Beekeeper (DET 499)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#EDD481
Beach House (DE 5429)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
#EFDE74
Lightning Bug (DE 5465)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Buff to PPG Paints


#EFDE75
Canary Yellow (PPG1215-4)
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
#F9D97B
Firelight (PPG1211-5)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)
#FDEA83
Citrus Punch (PPG1212-5)
ΔE - 3.48 (96.5% similar)





Behr


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Buff to Behr


#EDDA8F
Pineapple Crush (P320-4)
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
#FFE487
Upbeat (P300-5)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#F7DA74
Solar Energy (P310-5)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#E4D183
Starfruit (P330-4)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Buff to Sherwin Williams


#F7E594
Fun Yellow (SW 6908)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
#EDD26F
Funky Yellow (SW 6913)
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)
#E6D88E
Lively Yellow (SW 6702)
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
#E1D286
Chartreuse (SW 0073)
ΔE - 3.51 (96.5% similar)


Valspar


Buff color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Buff to Valspar


#F4D77F
Island Sun (3007-3C)
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)
#F5E47A
Wild Daffodil (8001-25C)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#FFE692
Chickery Chick (3008-2A)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
#E2D388
Master Gardener (8001-26D)
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Buff - #F0DC82 color palettes and coordinating colors



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.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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