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UC Gold (University of California) Color

Color Name: UC Gold (University of California)
Hex Color Code: #FFB511
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 181, 17)
CMYK Values: 0.00%, 29.02%, 93.33%, 0.00%
Pantone PMS 116 C
HEX #FFB511 UC Gold (University of California) School - Color Code

University of California’s primary colors are Pantone 299 (UC Blue) and Pantone 116 (UC Gold), used in branding and communications.

What color is UC Gold (University of California)?

UC Gold (University of California) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for UC Gold (University of California) is #FFB511, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 181, 17).

In the RGB color model, UC Gold (University of California) has a red value of 255, a green value of 181, and a blue value of 17. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 29.0% magenta, 93.3% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 41.3° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 53.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, UC Gold (University of California) has a hue of 41.3° (degrees), 93.3 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes

UC Gold (University of California) color codes / color number - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(255, 181, 17)

Red 255
Green 181
Blue 17
Alpha 255


Cyan 0.00 %.
Magenta 29.02 %.
Yellow 93.33 %.
Key 0.00 %.


Hue 41.34°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 53.33 %.


Hue 41.34°
Saturation 93.33 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
LRV ~ 54.3 %
Munsell Color System 7.5YR 8.0/14
XYZ X : 57.87
Y : 54.35
Z : 7.97
YXY Y1 : 54.35
X : 0.48
Y2 : 0.45
CMY C : 0.00%
M : 29.02%
Y : 93.33%
CIE-Lab L : 78.66
A : 15.73
B : 79.55
CIE-Lch L : 78.66
C : 81.09
H : 78.81
CIE-Luv L : 78.66
U : 61.56
V : 78.71
Hunter-Lab L : 73.72
A : 11.1
B : 45.19

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UC Gold (University of California) - #FFB511 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

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Analogous Color Palette

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of UC Gold (University of California). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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