Autumn Yellow

HEX #D69C12 / RGB (214, 156, 18)

Orange-yellow autumn leaf

What is Autumn Yellow Color?

Autumn Yellow (Hex code: D69C12) Thumbnail

Autumn Yellow has the hex code #D69C12. The equivalent RGB values are (214, 156, 18), which means it is composed of 55% red, 40% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:92 K:16. In the HSV/HSB scale, Autumn Yellow has a hue of 42°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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.

Autumn Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, autumn yellow can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Autumn yellow is like dull flat gold color - that's why they call it the leaves of gold in the song...
The Autumn Leaves,
drift by my window,
the falling leaves,
of red and gold.

Autumn Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#D69C12
RGB Values(214, 156, 18)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 92%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 92%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#2963ED [Ultramarine Blue]
Closest Pantone®7555 C
Closest RAL1004 [Golden yellow]
Complementary Color#124CD6 [New Car]
Autumn Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#818181
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Luma)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Autumn Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D69C12. Complementary color is 124CD6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Autumn Yellow is New Car with the hex code #124CD6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D69C12 color is offered by #124CD6. 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 (D69C12, AED612 and D63A12)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Autumn Yellow (#D69C12) are Vivid Lime Green (#AED612) and Vermilion (Plochere) (#D63A12). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Autumn 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (D69C12, 12AED6 and 3A12D6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Autumn Yellow (#D69C12) are #12AED6 (Battery Charged Blue) and #3A12D6 (Interdimensional 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.

Triadic color palette with (D69C12, 12D69C and 9C12D6)

Triadic Palette

Autumn Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #12D69C (Caribbean Green) and #9C12D6 (Dark Violet) along with #D69C12 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 (D69C12, 12D69C, 124CD6 and D6124C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Autumn Yellow has four colors - #12D69C (Caribbean Green), #124CD6 (New Car) and #D6124C (Debian Red) in addition to the base color (#D69C12). 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 (D69C12, 12D63A, 124CD6 and D612AE)

Square Palette

Autumn Yellow square color palette has #12D63A (Vivid Malachite), #124CD6 (New Car) and #D612AE (Deep Magenta). 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

Autumn Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Autumn 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Autumn Yellow Color


  • Transparent DEB041#DEB041
  • Transparent E2BA59#E2BA59
  • Transparent E6C471#E6C471
  • Transparent EBCE89#EBCE89
  • Transparent EFD7A0#EFD7A0
  • Transparent F3E1B8#F3E1B8
  • Transparent F7EBD0#F7EBD0
  • Transparent FBF5E7#FBF5E7


  • Transparent C59628#C59628
  • Transparent BC9433#BC9433
  • Transparent B4913E#B4913E
  • Transparent AB8E49#AB8E49
  • Transparent A28B54#A28B54
  • Transparent 9A885F#9A885F
  • Transparent 91866A#91866A
  • Transparent 898375#898375


  • Transparent AB7D0E#AB7D0E
  • Transparent 966D0D#966D0D
  • Transparent 805E0B#805E0B
  • Transparent 6B4E09#6B4E09
  • Transparent 563E07#563E07
  • Transparent 402F05#402F05
  • Transparent 2B1F04#2B1F04
  • Transparent 151002#151002

Autumn Yellow Color Patterns

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    Autumn Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Autumn Yellow Plaid Pattern

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