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Yellow (Munsell) Color

Color Name: Yellow (Munsell)
Hex Color Code: #EFCC00
RGB Color Code: RGB(239, 204, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 14.6%, 100.0%, 6.3%

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The color is defined as yellow in the Munsell color system. The Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity), spaced uniformly in three dimensions.

What color is Yellow (Munsell)?

Yellow (Munsell) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Yellow (Munsell) is #EFCC00, and the RGB color code is RGB(239, 204, 0).

In the RGB color model, Yellow (Munsell) has a red value of 239, a green value of 204, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 14.6% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 6.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 51.2° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 46.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Yellow (Munsell) has a hue of 51.2° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 93.7 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(239, 204, 0)

Red 239 (93.7%)
Green 204 (80.0%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 51.21°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 46.86 %.
LRV ~ 61.5 %
Munsell Color System 7Y 8.1/18.2
XYZ X : 57.19
Y : 61.54
Z : 8.86
YXY Y1 : 61.54
X : 0.45
Y2 : 0.48
CMY C : 6.27%
M : 20.00%
Y : 100.00%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 14.64%
Yellow 100.00%
Key 6.27%


Hue 51.21°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 93.73 %.
CIE-Lab L : 82.67
A : -3.17
B : 83.44
CIE-Lch L : 82.67
C : 83.5
H : 92.18
CIE-Luv L : 82.67
U : 31.56
V : 87.84
Hunter-Lab L : 78.45
A : -7.15
B : 48.21

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Color Combinations

Yellow (Munsell) - #EFCC00 Color Schemes and Palettes

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 (Munsell). 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

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Yellow (Munsell) - #EFCC00 Tints and Shades

Yellow (Munsell) #efcc00 Shades

Yellow (Munsell) #efcc00 Tints

Color Images and Mockup

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Yellow (Munsell) - #EFCC00 Color Images and Patterns

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