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Yellow Color

Color Name: Yellow
Hex Color Code: #FFFF00
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 255, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 0.00%, 100.00%, 0.00%

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What color is Yellow?

Yellow color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Yellow is #FFFF00, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 255, 0).

In the RGB color model, Yellow has a red value of 255, a green value of 255, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 60° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Yellow has a hue of 60° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(255, 255, 0)

Red 255 (100.0%)
Green 255 (100.0%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 60°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 50.00 %.
LRV ~ 92.8 %
Munsell Color System 1.6GY 9.6/18.8
XYZ X : 77
Y : 92.78
Z : 13.85
YXY Y1 : 92.78
X : 0.42
Y2 : 0.51
CMY C : 0.00%
M : 0.00%
Y : 100.00%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 0.00%
Yellow 100.00%
Key 0.00%


Hue 60°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 97.14
A : -21.56
B : 94.48
CIE-Lch L : 97.14
C : 96.91
H : 102.85
CIE-Luv L : 97.14
U : 7.7
V : 106.79
Hunter-Lab L : 96.32
A : -25.87
B : 58.9

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PPG Paints

Benjamin Moore

Sherwin Williams


Buzz-In (P300-6)
delta E(ΔE) - 13.46
Upbeat (P300-5)
delta E(ΔE) - 13.64
Lime Tree (P340-4)
delta E(ΔE) - 14.01

Color Combinations

Yellow - #FFFF00 Color Schemes and Palettes

Custom Color Palettes

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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.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Yellow. 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.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

View more Yellow - #FFFF00 Color Combination

Yellow - #FFFF00 Opposite Color


Yellow - #FFFF00 Tints and Shades

Yellow #ffff00 Shades

Yellow #ffff00 Tints

Color Images

Yellow - #FFFF00 Color Images and Patterns

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