Color Name: Imperial Yellow

Hex Color Code: #FADA5E

RGB Color Code: RGB(250, 218, 94)

CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 12.8%, 62.4%, 2.0%





The color Imperial Yellow represents the color of the robe worn by the Emperor of China. Other names for this color are Royal Yellow and Chinese Yellow.

What color is Imperial Yellow?

Imperial Yellow color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Imperial Yellow is #FADA5E, and the RGB color code is RGB(250, 218, 94).

In the RGB color model, Imperial Yellow has a red value of 250, a green value of 218, and a blue value of 94. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 12.8% magenta, 62.4% yellow, and 2.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 47.7° (degrees), 94.0 % saturation, and 67.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Imperial Yellow has a hue of 47.7° (degrees), 62.4 % saturation and 98.0 % brightness/value.

Imperial Yellow is cool or warm?

The color Imperial Yellow is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Imperial Yellow?

Imperial Yellow has an LRV of nearly 71. By LRV value, it is a light color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(250, 218, 94)

Red 250 (98.0%)
Green 218 (85.5%)
Blue 94 (36.9%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 47.69°
Saturation 93.98 %.
Lightness 67.45 %.
HWB H: 47.69°
W: 36.86 %
B: 1.96 %
LRV ~ 71.3 %
Munsell Color System 2.5Y 9.0/10
XYZ X : 66.52
Y : 71.27
Z : 20.84
YXY Y1 : 71.27
X : 0.42
Y2 : 0.45
CMY C : 1.96%
M : 14.51%
Y : 63.14%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 12.80%
Yellow 62.40%
Key 1.96%

HSV/HSB

Hue 47.69°
Saturation 62.40 %.
Brightness / Value 98.04 %.
CIE-Lab L : 87.62
A : -2.72
B : 63.39
CIE-Lch L : 87.62
C : 63.45
H : 92.45
CIE-Luv L : 87.62
U : 27.59
V : 76.37
Hunter-Lab L : 84.42
A : -7.11
B : 44.46








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Color Combinations


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Imperial Yellow fada5e Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Imperial Yellow fada5e Analogous Color Palette
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.

Imperial Yellow fada5e triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Imperial Yellow fada5e tetradic Color Palette
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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