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Apricot Yellow Color

HEX #F7BD81 / RGB (247, 189, 129)

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What is Apricot Yellow Color?

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Apricot Yellow has the hex code #F7BD81. The equivalent RGB values are (247, 189, 129), which means it is composed of 44% red, 33% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:24 Y:48 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Apricot Yellow has a hue of 31°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 070 80 40, Apricot Yellow hex code is #F7BD81 with equivalent RGB (247, 189, 129). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Apricot Yellow's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Apricot Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F7BD81
RGB Values(247, 189, 129)
CMYK Values(0%, 24%, 48%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(31°, 48%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#08427E [Dark Cerulean]
Closest Pantone®713 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#81BBF7 [Jordy Blue]
Apricot Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Apricot Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F7BD81. Complementary color is 81BBF7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Apricot Yellow is Jordy Blue with the hex code #81BBF7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F7BD81 color is offered by #81BBF7. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (F7BD81, F6F781 and F78281)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Apricot Yellow (#F7BD81) are Sunny (#F6F781) and Light Coral (#F78281). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Apricot Yellow 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (F7BD81, 81F6F7 and 8281F7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Apricot Yellow (#F7BD81) are #81F6F7 (Electric Blue) and #8281F7 (Violets Are Blue). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (F7BD81, 81F7BD and BD81F7)

Triadic Palette

Apricot Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #81F7BD (Aquamarine) and #BD81F7 (Bright Lavender) along with #F7BD81 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (F7BD81, 81F7BD, 81BBF7 and F781BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Apricot Yellow has four colors - #81F7BD (Aquamarine), #81BBF7 (Jordy Blue) and #F781BB (Persian Pink) in addition to the base color (#F7BD81). 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.

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Square color palette with (F7BD81, 81F782, 81BBF7 and F781F6)

Square Palette

Apricot Yellow square color palette has #81F782 (Light Green), #81BBF7 (Jordy Blue) and #F781F6 (Light Fuchsia Pink). 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.

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Rainbow color

Apricot Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Apricot Yellow 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Apricot Yellow Color


  • Transparent F9CA9AF9CA9A
  • Transparent F9D1A7F9D1A7
  • Transparent FAD7B3FAD7B3
  • Transparent FBDEC0FBDEC0
  • Transparent FCE5CDFCE5CD
  • Transparent FDEBD9FDEBD9
  • Transparent FDF2E6FDF2E6
  • Transparent FEF8F2FEF8F2


  • Transparent DFB181DFB181
  • Transparent D3AB81D3AB81
  • Transparent C7A581C7A581
  • Transparent BC9F81BC9F81
  • Transparent B09880B09880
  • Transparent A49280A49280
  • Transparent 988C80988C80
  • Transparent 8C86808C8680


  • Transparent C69767C69767
  • Transparent AD845AAD845A
  • Transparent 94714D94714D
  • Transparent 7C5F417C5F41
  • Transparent 634C34634C34
  • Transparent 4A39274A3927
  • Transparent 31261A31261A
  • Transparent 19130D19130D

Apricot Yellow Color Patterns

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    Apricot Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Apricot Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Apricot Yellow Plaid Pattern

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