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Sherwin Williams Daffodil (SW 6901) Paint Color


Color Name: Daffodil (SW 6901)
Hex Color Code: #FAD97A
RGB Color Code: RGB(250, 217, 122)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 13.2%, 51.2%, 2.0%





About Daffodil (SW 6901) color - its meaning and example


What color is Daffodil (SW 6901)?

Daffodil (SW 6901) color belongs to the White and Pastel color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Daffodil (SW 6901) is #FAD97A, and the RGB color code is RGB(250, 217, 122).

In the RGB color model, Daffodil (SW 6901) has a red value of 250, a green value of 217, and a blue value of 122. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 13.2% magenta, 51.2% yellow, and 2.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 44.5° (degrees), 92.8 % saturation, and 72.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Daffodil (SW 6901) has a hue of 44.5° (degrees), 51.2 % saturation and 98.0 % brightness/value.


Daffodil (SW 6901) is cool or warm?

The color Daffodil (SW 6901) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Daffodil (SW 6901)?

Daffodil (SW 6901) 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.



Dark Color

Daffodil (SW 6901)

Light Color


Compare LRV 71 of Daffodil (SW 6901) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 71 puts Sherwin Williams Daffodil (SW 6901) paint color in the lighter category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Daffodil (SW 6901) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(250, 217, 122)
Red
250 (98.0%)
Green
217 (85.1%)
Blue
122 (47.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
13.20%
Yellow
51.20%
Key
1.96%

HSL

HSL(44.53deg, 92.8 %, 72.9 %)

Hue
44.53°
Saturation
92.75 %.
Lightness
72.94 %.

RYB

RYB(25, 114, 11)
Red
25 (9.9%)
Yellow
114 (44.6%)
Blue
11 (4.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
44.53°
Saturation
51.20 %.
Brightness / Value
98.04 %.

HWB

H: 44.53°

W: 47.84 %

B: 1.96 %

XYZ

X : 67.75

Y : 71.35

Z : 28.61

YXY

Y1 : 71.35

X : 0.4

Y2 : 0.43

CMY

C : 1.96%

M : 14.90%

Y : 52.16%


LRV

~ 71.4 %

Munsell Color System

2.5Y 9.0/8

CIE-Lab

L : 87.66

A : -0.16

B : 50.61

CIE-Lch

L : 87.66

C : 50.61

H : 90.18

CIE-Luv

L : 87.66

U : 26.87

V : 64.23

Hunter-Lab

L : 84.47

A : -4.66

B : 39.05






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Daffodil (SW 6901) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Daffodil (SW 6901) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.



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ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)





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


RAL Design


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to Pantone PMS


#FBD872
PANTONE 1215 C
ΔE - 1.08 (98.9% similar)
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ΔE - 1.35 (98.6% similar)
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PANTONE 2005 C
ΔE - 2.02 (98.0% similar)
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ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)


Pantone TCX


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British Standard 4800


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#FFE268
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ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
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ΔE - 5.27 (94.7% similar)
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ΔE - 6.55 (93.4% similar)
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ΔE - 7.51 (92.5% similar)


RAL Classic


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to RAL Classic


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ΔE - 7.46 (92.5% similar)


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#F5DC69
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ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)





Paint similar to Daffodil (SW 6901) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Daffodil (SW 6901) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to Sherwin Williams


#FAD97A
Daffodil (SW 6901)
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#FBD682
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ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)


PPG Paints


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to PPG Paints


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ΔE - 0.29 (99.7% similar)
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ΔE - 2.55 (97.4% similar)


Behr


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to Behr


#FDD773
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ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
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ΔE - 1.47 (98.5% similar)
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ΔE - 1.66 (98.3% similar)
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ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)





Valspar


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ΔE - 1.67 (98.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to Dunn-Edwards


#FFE07B
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ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
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ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
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Summertime (DE 5381)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
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Summer Daffodil (DE 5312)
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Daffodil (SW 6901) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Daffodil (SW 6901) to Benjamin Moore


#FEE181
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ΔE - 2.00 (98.0% similar)
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ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
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Color Combinations


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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.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Daffodil (SW 6901) - #FAD97A Color Images and Patterns


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Explore Named Colors



#FAD97A
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