Color Name: Straw
Hex Color Code: #E4D96F
RGB Color Code: RGB(228, 217, 111)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 4.8%, 51.3%, 10.6%





Straw is a pale yellow color representing the Straw, a dry stalks of cereal plants.


What color is Straw?

Straw color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Straw is #E4D96F, and the RGB color code is RGB(228, 217, 111).

In the RGB color model, Straw has a red value of 228, a green value of 217, and a blue value of 111. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 4.8% magenta, 51.3% yellow, and 10.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 54.4° (degrees), 68.4 % saturation, and 66.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Straw has a hue of 54.4° (degrees), 51.3 % saturation and 89.4 % brightness/value.


Straw is cool or warm?

The color Straw is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Straw?

Straw has an LRV of nearly 67. 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.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(228, 217, 111)
Red
228 (89.4%)
Green
217 (85.1%)
Blue
111 (43.5%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
4.82%
Yellow
51.32%
Key
10.59%

HSL

HSL(54.36deg, 68.4 %, 66.5 %)

Hue
54.36°
Saturation
68.42 %.
Lightness
66.47 %.

RYB

RYB(26, 125, 19)
Red
26 (10.2%)
Yellow
125 (49.2%)
Blue
19 (7.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
54.36°
Saturation
51.32 %.
Brightness / Value
89.41 %.

HWB

H: 54.36°

W: 43.53 %

B: 10.59 %

XYZ

X : 59.68

Y : 67.27

Z : 24.88

YXY

Y1 : 67.27

X : 0.39

Y2 : 0.44

CMY

C : 10.59%

M : 14.90%

Y : 56.47%


LRV

~ 67.3 %

Munsell Color System

0.3GY 8.4/7.7

CIE-Lab

L : 85.64

A : -9.95

B : 52.97

CIE-Lch

L : 85.64

C : 53.9

H : 100.64

CIE-Luv

L : 85.64

U : 12.19

V : 68.11

Hunter-Lab

L : 82.02

A : -13.65

B : 39.43






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Straw


Here are the colors similar to Straw . 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.



#DDD06A
Citron
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
#E9D66B
Arylide Yellow
ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)
#E9D66B
Hansa Yellow
ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


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


#E6DE77
PANTONE 609 C
ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
#E4D77E
PANTONE 460 C
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
#E1D555
PANTONE 610 C
ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
#E9E186
PANTONE 608 C
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)


Pantone TCX


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




RAL Design


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




British Standard 4800


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


#EFE970
BS 08-B-15 - Magnolia
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)
#E2C95C
BS 10-C-33 - Pollen
ΔE - 5.06 (94.9% similar)
#FFE268
BS 10-C-31 - Champagne
ΔE - 5.71 (94.3% similar)
#CCCD7A
BS 12-C-33 - Catkin
ΔE - 5.83 (94.2% similar)


RAL Classic


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


#F1DD38
RAL 1016 - Sulfur Yellow
ΔE - 6.50 (93.5% similar)





Paint similar to Straw


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Straw . 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.


Dunn-Edwards


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


#E6DA78
Lustrous Yellow (DE 5472)
ΔE - 1.20 (98.8% similar)
#EFDE74
Lightning Bug (DE 5465)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#E1E36E
Ripe Pear (DE 5515)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
#E2CD52
Citrus Spice (DE 5466)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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


#ECDC71
Yellow Finch (2024-40)
ΔE - 1.60 (98.4% similar)
#E2D06D
Yellow Tone (370)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
#F1DA76
Inner Glow (348)
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
#F3DD64
Cheerful (354)
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)


Valspar


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


#DBD564
Matcha (8001-27D)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.0% similar)
#DCDB76
Celery (6007-10A)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#F5E47A
Wild Daffodil (8001-25C)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
#E2DF84
Fluorescent Lime (6007-9C)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)





PPG Paints


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


#EFDE75
Canary Yellow (PPG1215-4)
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
#D5D16B
Got The Giggles (PPG17-25)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#D5CE69
Force Of Nature (PPG1218-4)
ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)
#ECE678
Fresh Lemonade (PPG1216-5)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)


Behr


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


#D8D06B
Lime Tree (P340-4)
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
#E5CE77
Green Papaya (P320-5)
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)
#E4D183
Starfruit (P330-4)
ΔE - 5.05 (95.0% similar)
#F7DA74
Solar Energy (P310-5)
ΔE - 5.07 (94.9% similar)


Sherwin Williams


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


#EDD26F
Funky Yellow (SW 6913)
ΔE - 4.65 (95.4% similar)
#D9C661
Frolic (SW 6703)
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
#E1D286
Chartreuse (SW 0073)
ΔE - 4.90 (95.1% similar)
#E6D88E
Lively Yellow (SW 6702)
ΔE - 5.10 (94.9% 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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