Color Name: Olive Yellow
Hex Color Code: #C2B709
RGB Color Code: RGB(194, 183, 9)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 5.7%, 95.4%, 23.9%





Olive Yellow is a greenish-yellow color.


What color is Olive Yellow?

Olive Yellow color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Olive Yellow is #C2B709, and the RGB color code is RGB(194, 183, 9).

In the RGB color model, Olive Yellow has a red value of 194, a green value of 183, and a blue value of 9. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 5.7% magenta, 95.4% yellow, and 23.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 56.4° (degrees), 91.1 % saturation, and 39.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Olive Yellow has a hue of 56.4° (degrees), 95.4 % saturation and 76.1 % brightness/value.


Olive Yellow is cool or warm?

The color Olive Yellow is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Olive Yellow?

Olive Yellow has an LRV of nearly 45. By LRV value, it is a medium 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(194, 183, 9)
Red
194 (76.1%)
Green
183 (71.8%)
Blue
9 (3.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
5.67%
Yellow
95.36%
Key
23.92%

HSL

HSL(56.43deg, 91.1 %, 39.8 %)

Hue
56.43°
Saturation
91.13 %.
Lightness
39.80 %.

RYB

RYB(70, 193, 39)
Red
70 (27.5%)
Yellow
193 (75.8%)
Blue
39 (15.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
56.43°
Saturation
95.36 %.
Brightness / Value
76.08 %.

HWB

H: 56.43°

W: 3.53 %

B: 23.92 %

XYZ

X : 39.23

Y : 45.36

Z : 6.95

YXY

Y1 : 45.36

X : 0.43

Y2 : 0.5

CMY

C : 23.92%

M : 28.24%

Y : 96.47%


LRV

~ 45.4 %

Munsell Color System

10Y 7.0/16

CIE-Lab

L : 73.13

A : -11.89

B : 73.75

CIE-Lch

L : 73.13

C : 74.71

H : 99.15

CIE-Luv

L : 73.13

U : 13.41

V : 78.89

Hunter-Lab

L : 67.35

A : -13.88

B : 41.03






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Olive Yellow


Here are the colors similar to Olive Yellow . 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.



#CFB53B
Old Gold
ΔE - 5.06 (94.9% similar)
#CECE30
Mustard Green
ΔE - 6.11 (93.9% similar)
#B0BF1A
Acid Green
ΔE - 6.33 (93.7% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


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


#BFB800
PANTONE 397 C
ΔE - 1.00 (99.0% similar)
#BFB000
PANTONE 10111 C
ΔE - 2.02 (98.0% similar)
#C4B200
PANTONE 7759 C
ΔE - 2.09 (97.9% similar)
#BBB323
PANTONE 7765 C
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)


Pantone TCX


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




RAL Design


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


#B5AC31
RAL 100 70 60 - New Green
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)
#C3AA00
RAL 095 70 70 - Bronze Green
ΔE - 4.75 (95.3% similar)
#D8CB32
RAL 100 80 70 - LED Green
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)


British Standard 4800


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


#C8C83E
BS 12-E-51 - Citrine
ΔE - 5.39 (94.6% similar)
#DFB606
BS 10-E-55 - Camery Yellow
ΔE - 7.92 (92.1% similar)





Paint similar to Olive Yellow


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Olive Yellow . 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


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


#C1B400
Chartreuse (2024-10)
ΔE - 0.90 (99.1% similar)
#CCBB0E
Eve Green (2024-20)
ΔE - 2.04 (98.0% similar)
#D2C13D
Citrus Burst (364)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
#D7C52E
Citron (2024-30)
ΔE - 4.37 (95.6% similar)


Sherwin Williams


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


#C6B836
Humorous Green (SW 6918)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
#C4B146
Hep Green (SW 6704)
ΔE - 5.34 (94.7% similar)
#CEBC55
Limón Fresco (SW 9030)
ΔE - 6.00 (94.0% similar)
#B2C216
Center Stage (SW 6920)
ΔE - 6.57 (93.4% similar)


Valspar


Olive Yellow color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Olive Yellow to Valspar


#C6C13B
Parsley Sprig (6008-8B)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)
#B1B323
Asparagus (6008-8C)
ΔE - 4.21 (95.8% similar)
#BCA62A
Verde (8001-26F)
ΔE - 5.87 (94.1% similar)
#D7B526
Pickled Peppers (8001-25E)
ΔE - 6.26 (93.7% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


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


#CEB736
Yellow Stone (DE 5467)
ΔE - 4.00 (96.0% similar)
#C1B23E
Pesto (DE 5474)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
#BDC233
Fluorescent Lime (DE 5517)
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
#BBA528
Pickle Juice (DE 5468)
ΔE - 6.04 (94.0% similar)


Behr


Olive Yellow color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Olive Yellow to Behr


#B2AC31
Green Neon (P340-6)
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)
#CCC14D
Anime (P340-5)
ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)
#C4AA27
Citronette (HDC-MD-03)
ΔE - 5.43 (94.6% similar)
#BFA940
Margarita (P330-6)
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)


PPG Paints


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


#D9C737
Gone Giddy (PPG1216-7)
ΔE - 4.93 (95.1% similar)
#CEB02A
Grass Daisy (PPG1215-6)
ΔE - 5.56 (94.4% similar)
#AAAC32
Willow Herb (PPG17-26)
ΔE - 6.30 (93.7% similar)
#BEB755
Parachute (PPG1218-5)
ΔE - 6.43 (93.6% similar)








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.







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