Color Name: Pastel Yellow
Hex Color Code: #FDFD96
RGB Color Code: RGB(253, 253, 150)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 0.0%, 40.7%, 0.8%




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Pastel yellow is a pale shade of yellow. Pastel yellow has a soft, gentle, and light appearance.

How to produce pastel yellow?

Pastel yellow is a lighter shade of yellow. To produce pastel yellow, simply mix a bit of yellow paint with white.


What color is Pastel Yellow?

Pastel Yellow color belongs to the Yellow, Pastel color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Pastel Yellow is #FDFD96, and the RGB color code is RGB(253, 253, 150).

In the RGB color model, Pastel Yellow has a red value of 253, a green value of 253, and a blue value of 150. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 40.7% yellow, and 0.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 60° (degrees), 96.3 % saturation, and 79.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Pastel Yellow has a hue of 60° (degrees), 40.7 % saturation and 99.2 % brightness/value.

Pastel Yellow is cool or warm?

Pastel Yellow is a warm color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(253, 253, 150)

Red 253 (99.2%)
Green 253 (99.2%)
Blue 150 (58.8%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 60°
Saturation 96.26 %.
Lightness 79.02 %.
HWB H: 60°
W: 58.82 %
B: 0.78 %
LRV ~ 93.3 %
Munsell Color System 2.5GY 9.6/7.1
XYZ X : 81.14
Y : 93.34
Z : 42.59
YXY Y1 : 93.34
X : 0.37
Y2 : 0.43
CMY C : 0.78%
M : 0.78%
Y : 41.18%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 0.00%
Yellow 40.71%
Key 0.78%

HSV/HSB

Hue 60°
Saturation 40.71 %.
Brightness / Value 99.22 %.
CIE-Lab L : 97.36
A : -14.32
B : 49.18
CIE-Lch L : 97.36
C : 51.23
H : 106.23
CIE-Luv L : 97.36
U : 4.91
V : 68.04
Hunter-Lab L : 96.61
A : -19.15
B : 41.49








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Pastel Yellow


Here are the colors similar to Pastel 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.


#FFFF99
Canary
ΔE - 0.44 (99.6% similar)
#FFFF9F
Lemon Yellow
ΔE - 1.15 (98.8% similar)
#E8F48C
Key Lime
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)




Paint similar to Pastel Yellow


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Pastel 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

#F0F09F
Lemon Freeze (2025-50)
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)
#FFF19F
Sundance (2022-50)
ΔE - 5.07 (94.9% similar)
#E7EFA0
Fresh Cut Grass (2026-50)
ΔE - 5.40 (94.6% similar)
#FEF0A1
Lemon Meringue (2023-50)
ΔE - 5.46 (94.5% similar)

PPG Paints

#ECE678
Fresh Lemonade (PPG1216-5)
ΔE - 5.09 (94.9% similar)
#F8EB97
Calabash (PPG1213-5)
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% similar)
#FDEA83
Citrus Punch (PPG1212-5)
ΔE - 5.91 (94.1% similar)
#F6EBA1
Lazy Daizy (PPG1212-4)
ΔE - 6.08 (93.9% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#F7E594
Fun Yellow (SW 6908)
ΔE - 7.09 (92.9% similar)
#F6E3A1
Venetian Yellow (SW 1666)
ΔE - 9.09 (90.9% similar)
#E6D88E
Lively Yellow (SW 6702)
ΔE - 9.13 (90.9% similar)
#DAD790
Gleeful (SW 6709)
ΔE - 9.23 (90.8% similar)

Behr

#E8E097
Reviving Green (P340-3)
ΔE - 7.45 (92.6% similar)
#F9E69C
Storm Lightning (P310-4)
ΔE - 7.81 (92.2% similar)
#FFE99E
Rise And Shine (P300-4)
ΔE - 8.03 (92.0% similar)
#FFF1B4
Firefly (P310-3)
ΔE - 8.14 (91.9% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Pastel Yellow - #FDFD96 color palettes and color scheme combinations


Pastel Yellow fdfd96 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.

Pastel Yellow fdfd96 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.

Pastel Yellow fdfd96 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Pastel Yellow fdfd96 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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