Color Name: Yellow (NCS)
Hex Color Code: #FFD300
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 211, 0)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 17.3%, 100.0%, 0.0%





The color is defined as yellow in the NCS or Natural Color System (NCS 0580-Y)


What color is Yellow (NCS)?

Yellow (NCS) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Yellow (NCS) is #FFD300, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 211, 0).

In the RGB color model, Yellow (NCS) has a red value of 255, a green value of 211, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 17.3% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 49.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Yellow (NCS) has a hue of 49.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.


Yellow (NCS) is cool or warm?

The color Yellow (NCS) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Yellow (NCS)?

Yellow (NCS) has an LRV of nearly 68. 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


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(255, 211, 0)
Red
255 (100.0%)
Green
211 (82.7%)
Blue
0 (0.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
17.25%
Yellow
100.00%
Key
0.00%

HSL

HSL(49.65deg, 100.0 %, 50.0 %)

Hue
49.65°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Lightness
50.00 %.

RYB

RYB(44, 211, 0)
Red
44 (17.3%)
Yellow
211 (82.7%)
Blue
0 (0.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
49.65°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Brightness / Value
100.00 %.

HWB

H: 49.65°

W: 0.00 %

B: 0.00 %

XYZ

X : 64.53

Y : 67.85

Z : 9.69

YXY

Y1 : 67.85

X : 0.45

Y2 : 0.48

CMY

C : 0.00%

M : 17.25%

Y : 100.00%


LRV

~ 67.8 %

Munsell Color System

5.1Y 8.5/44.6

CIE-Lab

L : 85.93

A : 0.11

B : 86.43

CIE-Lch

L : 85.93

C : 86.43

H : 89.93

CIE-Luv

L : 85.93

U : 38.47

V : 90.62

Hunter-Lab

L : 82.37

A : -4.3

B : 50.68






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Yellow (NCS)


Here are the colors similar to Yellow (NCS) . 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.



#FFD700
Gold (Golden)
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#FFCC00
Tangerine Yellow
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)
#F4CA16
Jonquil
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Pantone PMS


#FFD700
PANTONE Yellow 012 C
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#FFD635
PANTONE 810 C
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)
#FFCD00
PANTONE 116 C
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)
#F2CD00
PANTONE 7405 C
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to British Standard 4800


#FFCC00
BS 10-E-51 - Yellow
ΔE - 2.33 (97.7% similar)
#FDD93F
BS 10-E-49 - Pale Lemon
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#FFCC32
BS 10-D-41 - Yellow
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% similar)
#E8B900
BS 10-E-53 - Canary
ΔE - 6.48 (93.5% similar)


Pantone TPX


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TPX. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Pantone TPX


#F5C71A
Deep Lemon
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)


RAL Classic


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to RAL Classic


#FACA30
RAL 1018 - Zinc Yellow
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
#F1DD38
RAL 1016 - Sulfur Yellow
ΔE - 6.20 (93.8% similar)


RAL Design


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to RAL Design




Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag



#F8D810
Candlelight
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#FFDD33
Capsicum Yellow
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
#F5C518
IMDb Gold
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)





Paint similar to Yellow (NCS)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Yellow (NCS) . 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


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Benjamin Moore


#FFD400
Yellow (2022-10)
ΔE - 0.33 (99.7% similar)
#FFD600
Sun Kissed Yellow (2022-20)
ΔE - 0.98 (99.0% similar)
#FFCE0B
Sunshine (2021-30)
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
#F8D60A
Sun Porch (2023-30)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Dunn-Edwards


#FFD100
Electric Glow (DEA 119)
ΔE - 0.66 (99.3% similar)
#FECF24
Lemon Punch (DE 5398)
ΔE - 1.82 (98.2% similar)
#FFCC13
Confident Yellow (DEA 117)
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
#FDCB18
Goldenrod (DEA 120)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)


Valspar


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Valspar


#FFCE01
Tangy (3008-1A)
ΔE - 1.66 (98.3% similar)
#FFD542
Sweet Mustard (3008-1B)
ΔE - 2.85 (97.2% similar)
#FFCD44
Golden Promise (3003-1C)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
#EBC746
Lime Drop (V019-2)
ΔE - 5.54 (94.5% similar)





PPG Paints


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to PPG Paints


#FFD637
Flirtatious (PPG1212-7)
ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
#FFDF38
Acorn Squash (PPG1212-6)
ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)
#FFC632
Rise-N-Shine (PPG1206-7)
ΔE - 5.56 (94.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Sherwin Williams


#FECB01
Confident Yellow (SW 6911)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
#FED340
Daisy (SW 6910)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#FFC801
Forsythia (SW 6907)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
#FFC723
Cheerful (SW 6903)
ΔE - 4.58 (95.4% similar)


Behr


Yellow (NCS) color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Yellow (NCS) to Behr


#FFC819
Unmellow Yellow (P300-7)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
#FFD756
Buzz-In (P300-6)
ΔE - 4.57 (95.4% similar)
#F0CC50
Radiant Sun (P310-6)
ΔE - 5.43 (94.6% similar)
#FFCA46
English Daisy (P290-6)
ΔE - 5.62 (94.4% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Yellow (NCS) - #FFD300 color palettes and coordinating colors



665400
997F00
CCA900
FFD300
FFDC33
FFE566
FFED99
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.

FF002C
FF5400
FFD300
ABFF00
2CFF00
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.

FFD300
00FFD3
D300FF
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

FFD300
00FF54
002CFF
FF00AC
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

FFD300
FFD71A
FFDC33
FFE04C
FFE566
FFE980
FFED99
FFF2B2
FFF6CC
FFFBE6
FFFFFF
FFD300
E6BE00
CCA900
B29400
997F00
806A00
665400
4C3F00
332A00
191500
000000






Example Color Images and Mockup


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Yellow (NCS) - #FFD300 Color Images and Patterns


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