HEX #EED9C4 / RGB (238, 217, 196)

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What is Almond Color?

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Almond has the hex code #EED9C4. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 217, 196), which means it is composed of 37% red, 33% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:18 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Almond has a hue of 30°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Almond is an extremely light brown color formulated by Crayola in 1998. It is not part of the web list and cannot be used by name. It can, however, be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color codes.

Almond Color Codes

Hex Code#EED9C4
RGB Values(238, 217, 196)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 18%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 18%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCCCC
Inverse Color#11263B [Yankees Blue]
Closest Pantone®P 18-1 C
Closest RAL1013 [Oyster white]
Complementary Color#C4D9EE [Columbia Blue]
Almond Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DDDDDD
Weighted Average (Luma)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Almond Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EED9C4. Complementary color is C4D9EE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Almond is Columbia Blue with the hex code #C4D9EE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EED9C4 color is offered by #C4D9EE. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (EED9C4, EEEEC4 and EEC4C4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Almond (#EED9C4) are Pale Spring Bud (#EEEEC4) and Baby Pink (#EEC4C4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Almond with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (EED9C4, C4EEEE and C4C4EE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Almond (#EED9C4) are #C4EEEE (Water) and #C4C4EE (Vodka). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (EED9C4, C4EED9 and D9C4EE)

Triadic Palette

Almond triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C4EED9 (Aero Blue) and #D9C4EE (Soap) along with #EED9C4 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (EED9C4, C4EED9, C4D9EE and EEC4D9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Almond has four colors - #C4EED9 (Aero Blue), #C4D9EE (Columbia Blue) and #EEC4D9 (Queen Pink) in addition to the base color (#EED9C4). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (EED9C4, C4EEC4, C4D9EE and EEC4EE)

Square Palette

Almond square color palette has #C4EEC4 (Tea Green), #C4D9EE (Columbia Blue) and #EEC4EE (Classic Rose). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Almond Color Rainbow Palette

Our Almond rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Almond Color


  • Transparent F1E1D0#F1E1D0
  • Transparent F3E4D6#F3E4D6
  • Transparent F5E8DC#F5E8DC
  • Transparent F7ECE2#F7ECE2
  • Transparent F8F0E7#F8F0E7
  • Transparent FAF4ED#FAF4ED
  • Transparent FCF7F3#FCF7F3
  • Transparent FDFBF9#FDFBF9


  • Transparent D8C7B6#D8C7B6
  • Transparent CDBEB0#CDBEB0
  • Transparent C2B5A9#C2B5A9
  • Transparent B7ADA2#B7ADA2
  • Transparent ACA49B#ACA49B
  • Transparent A19B94#A19B94
  • Transparent 96928E#96928E
  • Transparent 8B8987#8B8987


  • Transparent BEAE9D#BEAE9D
  • Transparent A79889#A79889
  • Transparent 8F8276#8F8276
  • Transparent 776D62#776D62
  • Transparent 5F574E#5F574E
  • Transparent 47413B#47413B
  • Transparent 302B27#302B27
  • Transparent 181614#181614

Almond Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Almond Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Almond Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Almond Plaid Pattern

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