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Burnt Yellow Color

HEX #DCBD4C / RGB (220, 189, 76)

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What is Burnt Yellow Color?

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Burnt Yellow has the hex code #DCBD4C. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 189, 76), which means it is composed of 45% red, 39% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:66 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Burnt Yellow has a hue of 47°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

Burnt Yellow is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Burnt Yellow CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Burnt Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DCBD4C
RGB Values(220, 189, 76)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 66%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 65%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#2342B3 [Denim Blue]
Closest Pantone®458 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#4C6BDC [Royal Blue]
Burnt Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Burnt Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCBD4C. Complementary color is 4C6BDC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Burnt Yellow is Royal Blue with the hex code #4C6BDC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCBD4C color is offered by #4C6BDC. 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 (DCBD4C, B3DC4C and DC754C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Burnt Yellow (#DCBD4C) are June Bud (#B3DC4C) and Burnt Sienna (#DC754C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Burnt 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 (DCBD4C, 4CB3DC and 754CDC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Burnt Yellow (#DCBD4C) are #4CB3DC (Picton Blue) and #754CDC (Majorelle 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 (DCBD4C, 4CDCBD and BD4CDC)

Triadic Palette

Burnt Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4CDCBD (Medium Turquoise) and #BD4CDC (Medium Orchid) along with #DCBD4C 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 (DCBD4C, 4CDCBD, 4C6BDC and DC4C6B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Burnt Yellow has four colors - #4CDCBD (Medium Turquoise), #4C6BDC (Royal Blue) and #DC4C6B (Ruber) in addition to the base color (#DCBD4C). 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 (DCBD4C, 4CDC75, 4C6BDC and DC4CB3)

Square Palette

Burnt Yellow square color palette has #4CDC75 (Emerald), #4C6BDC (Royal Blue) and #DC4CB3 (Raspberry 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.

Rainbow color

Burnt Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Burnt 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 Burnt Yellow Color


  • Transparent E3CA70E3CA70
  • Transparent E7D182E7D182
  • Transparent EAD794EAD794
  • Transparent EEDEA6EEDEA6
  • Transparent F1E5B7F1E5B7
  • Transparent F5EBC9F5EBC9
  • Transparent F8F2DBF8F2DB
  • Transparent FCF8EDFCF8ED


  • Transparent CAB156CAB156
  • Transparent C0AB5CC0AB5C
  • Transparent B7A561B7A561
  • Transparent AE9F66AE9F66
  • Transparent A5986BA5986B
  • Transparent 9C92709C9270
  • Transparent 928C76928C76
  • Transparent 89867B89867B


  • Transparent B0973DB0973D
  • Transparent 9A84359A8435
  • Transparent 84712E84712E
  • Transparent 6E5F266E5F26
  • Transparent 584C1E584C1E
  • Transparent 423917423917
  • Transparent 2C260F2C260F
  • Transparent 161308161308

Burnt Yellow Color Patterns

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    Burnt Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Burnt Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burnt Yellow Plaid Pattern

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