Cadmium Yellow Lemon

HEX #FFF23E / RGB (255, 242, 62)

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What is Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color?

Cadmium Yellow Lemon (Hex code: FFF23E) Thumbnail

Cadmium Yellow Lemon has the hex code #FFF23E. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 242, 62), which means it is composed of 46% red, 43% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:76 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cadmium Yellow Lemon has a hue of 56°, 76% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Cadmium Yellow Lemon is a Ferrari 1919 color. In HTML and CSS, please use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

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Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color Codes

Hex Code#FFF23E
RGB Values(255, 242, 62)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 76%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(56°, 76%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF33
Inverse Color#000DC1 [Medium Blue]
Closest Pantone®101 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#3E4BFF [Ultramarine Blue]
Cadmium Yellow Lemon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Luma)#E8E8E8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFF23E. Complementary color is 3E4BFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cadmium Yellow Lemon is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #3E4BFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFF23E color is offered by #3E4BFF. 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 (FFF23E, ACFF3E and FF923E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cadmium Yellow Lemon (#FFF23E) are Green-Yellow (#ACFF3E) and Royal Orange (#FF923E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cadmium Yellow Lemon 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 (FFF23E, 3EACFF and 923EFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cadmium Yellow Lemon (#FFF23E) are #3EACFF (Brilliant Azure) and #923EFF (Lavender Indigo). 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 (FFF23E, 3EFFF2 and F23EFF)

Triadic Palette

Cadmium Yellow Lemon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3EFFF2 (Fluorescent Blue) and #F23EFF (Purple Pizzazz) along with #FFF23E 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 (FFF23E, 3EFFF2, 3E4BFF and FF3E4B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cadmium Yellow Lemon has four colors - #3EFFF2 (Fluorescent Blue), #3E4BFF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3E4B (Sunburnt Cyclops) in addition to the base color (#FFF23E). 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 (FFF23E, 3EFF92, 3E4BFF and FF3EAC)

Square Palette

Cadmium Yellow Lemon square color palette has #3EFF92 (Very Light Malachite Green), #3E4BFF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3EAC (Wild Strawberry). 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

Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cadmium Yellow Lemon 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 Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color


  • Transparent FFF565#FFF565
  • Transparent FFF678#FFF678
  • Transparent FFF78B#FFF78B
  • Transparent FFF99F#FFF99F
  • Transparent FFFAB2#FFFAB2
  • Transparent FFFBC5#FFFBC5
  • Transparent FFFCD8#FFFCD8
  • Transparent FFFEEC#FFFEEC


  • Transparent E6DB4B#E6DB4B
  • Transparent D9D052#D9D052
  • Transparent CCC458#CCC458
  • Transparent C0B95F#C0B95F
  • Transparent B3AE66#B3AE66
  • Transparent A6A26C#A6A26C
  • Transparent 999773#999773
  • Transparent 8D8B79#8D8B79


  • Transparent CCC232#CCC232
  • Transparent B3A92B#B3A92B
  • Transparent 999125#999125
  • Transparent 80791F#80791F
  • Transparent 666119#666119
  • Transparent 4D4913#4D4913
  • Transparent 33300C#33300C
  • Transparent 1A1806#1A1806

Cadmium Yellow Lemon Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadmium Yellow Lemon Plaid Pattern

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