Color Name: Saffron
Hex Color Code: #F4C430
RGB Color Code: RGB(244, 196, 48)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 19.7%, 80.3%, 4.3%






What color is Saffron?

Saffron color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Saffron is #F4C430, and the RGB color code is RGB(244, 196, 48).

In the RGB color model, Saffron has a red value of 244, a green value of 196, and a blue value of 48. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 19.7% magenta, 80.3% yellow, and 4.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 45.3° (degrees), 89.9 % saturation, and 57.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Saffron has a hue of 45.3° (degrees), 80.3 % saturation and 95.7 % brightness/value.


Saffron is cool or warm?

The color Saffron is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Saffron?

Saffron has an LRV of nearly 59. 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(244, 196, 48)
Red
244 (95.7%)
Green
196 (76.9%)
Blue
48 (18.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
19.67%
Yellow
80.33%
Key
4.31%

HSL

HSL(45.31deg, 89.9 %, 57.3 %)

Hue
45.31°
Saturation
89.91 %.
Lightness
57.25 %.

RYB

RYB(51, 161, 11)
Red
51 (20.1%)
Yellow
161 (63.2%)
Blue
11 (4.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
45.31°
Saturation
80.33 %.
Brightness / Value
95.69 %.

HWB

H: 45.31°

W: 18.82 %

B: 4.31 %

XYZ

X : 57.58

Y : 58.93

Z : 11.14

YXY

Y1 : 58.93

X : 0.45

Y2 : 0.46

CMY

C : 4.31%

M : 23.14%

Y : 81.18%


LRV

~ 58.9 %

Munsell Color System

4Y 8.0/10.8

CIE-Lab

L : 81.25

A : 3.89

B : 74.15

CIE-Lch

L : 81.25

C : 74.25

H : 87

CIE-Luv

L : 81.25

U : 40.58

V : 79.92

Hunter-Lab

L : 76.76

A : -0.44

B : 45.13






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Saffron


Here are the colors similar to Saffron . 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.



#F2C649
Golden Ochre (Gold Ochre)
ΔE - 2.09 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.15 (97.9% similar)
#FCC200
Golden Poppy
ΔE - 2.70 (97.3% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


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RAL Classic


Saffron color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Saffron to RAL Classic


#FACA30
RAL 1018 - Zinc Yellow
ΔE - 1.52 (98.5% similar)
#F6B600
RAL 1021 - Colza Yellow
ΔE - 4.85 (95.1% similar)
#F7B500
RAL 1023 - Traffic Yellow
ΔE - 5.35 (94.6% similar)
#DDAF27
RAL 1012 - Lemon Yellow
ΔE - 5.55 (94.4% similar)


Pantone TPX


Saffron color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TPX. Conversion of Saffron to Pantone TPX


#F5C71A
Deep Lemon
ΔE - 1.80 (98.2% similar)


RAL Design


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British Standard 4800


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


#FFCC32
BS 10-D-41 - Yellow
ΔE - 2.16 (97.8% similar)
#E8B900
BS 10-E-53 - Canary
ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
#FFCC00
BS 10-E-51 - Yellow
ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
#DFB606
BS 10-E-55 - Camery Yellow
ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)


Pantone PMS


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


#FFC72C
PANTONE 123 C
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
#F1C400
PANTONE 7406 C
ΔE - 2.27 (97.7% similar)
#F6BE00
PANTONE 7408 C
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
#FFC600
PANTONE 7548 C
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)


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#F5C518
IMDb Gold
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
#FFC836
McDonald’s Yellow
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#FFC40C
Mikado yellow
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)





Paint similar to Saffron


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Saffron . 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


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


#FECA25
Abstracta (322)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
#F0C933
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ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
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Viking Yellow (321)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
#FFC31E
Sparkling Sun (2020-30)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


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


#FFC82A
Bumblebee (DE 5342)
ΔE - 2.10 (97.9% similar)
#F0BE3A
Sunflower (DE 5391)
ΔE - 2.15 (97.9% similar)
#FDCB18
Goldenrod (DEA 120)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
#F5BC1D
Golden Lock (DEA 121)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)


Sherwin Williams


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


#FFC723
Cheerful (SW 6903)
ΔE - 2.25 (97.8% similar)
#FFC801
Forsythia (SW 6907)
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
#FDCC4E
Decisive Yellow (SW 6902)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#FECB01
Confident Yellow (SW 6911)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)





Behr


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


#FFC819
Unmellow Yellow (P300-7)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
#FFCA46
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ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#E1BA36
Solarium (P310-7)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
#F0CC50
Radiant Sun (P310-6)
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)


PPG Paints


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


#FFC632
Rise-N-Shine (PPG1206-7)
ΔE - 2.43 (97.6% similar)
#FFC943
Be Daring (PPG1211-7)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
#FBD05C
Beach Party (PPG1211-6)
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)


Valspar


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


#FFCD44
Golden Promise (3003-1C)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
#EFB901
Illuminate Me (8001-23G)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#EBC746
Lime Drop (V019-2)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
#E7C148
Nectar (8001-24F)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% 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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