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Candy Yellow Color

HEX #F7D40A / RGB (247, 212, 10)

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What is Candy Yellow Color?

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Candy Yellow has the hex code #F7D40A. The equivalent RGB values are (247, 212, 10), which means it is composed of 53% red, 45% green and 2% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:96 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Candy Yellow has a hue of 51°, 96% 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.

Candy 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Candy Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F7D40A
RGB Values(247, 212, 10)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 96%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 96%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#082BF5 [Bluebonnet]
Closest Pantone®109 C
Closest RAL1023 [Traffic yellow]
Complementary Color#0A2DF7 [Bluebonnet]
Candy Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Luma)#CDCDCD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Candy Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F7D40A. Complementary color is 0A2DF7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Candy Yellow is Bluebonnet with the hex code #0A2DF7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F7D40A color is offered by #0A2DF7. 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.

F7D40A 0A2DF7
Analogous color palette with (F7D40A, A4F70A and F75D0A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Candy Yellow (#F7D40A) are Spring Bud (#A4F70A) and Willpower Orange (#F75D0A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Candy 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.

F7D40A A4F70A F75D0A
Split Complementary color palette with (F7D40A, 0AA4F7 and 5D0AF7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Candy Yellow (#F7D40A) are #0AA4F7 (Vivid Cerulean) and #5D0AF7 (Han Purple). 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.

F7D40A 0AA4F7 5D0AF7
Triadic color palette with (F7D40A, 0AF7D4 and D40AF7)

Triadic Palette

Candy Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0AF7D4 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #D40AF7 (Vivid Orchid) along with #F7D40A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F7D40A 0AF7D4 D40AF7
Tetradic color palette with (F7D40A, 0AF7D4, 0A2DF7 and F70A2D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Candy Yellow has four colors - #0AF7D4 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0A2DF7 (Bluebonnet) and #F70A2D (Scarlet) in addition to the base color (#F7D40A). 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.

F7D40A 0AF7D4 0A2DF7 F70A2D
Square color palette with (F7D40A, 0AF75E, 0A2DF7 and F70AA4)

Square Palette

Candy Yellow square color palette has #0AF75E (Malachite), #0A2DF7 (Bluebonnet) and #F70AA4 (Fashion Fuchsia). 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.

F7D40A 0AF75E 0A2DF7 F70AA4
Rainbow color

Candy Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Candy 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.

F7D30A 4FF70A 0AF790 0A93F7 4C0AF7 F70AD7 F70A0C

Tints, Tones & Shades of Candy Yellow Color


  • Transparent F9DD3BF9DD3B
  • Transparent F9E154F9E154
  • Transparent FAE56CFAE56C
  • Transparent FBEA85FBEA85
  • Transparent FCEE9DFCEE9D
  • Transparent FDF2B6FDF2B6
  • Transparent FDF6CEFDF6CE
  • Transparent FEFBE7FEFBE7


  • Transparent DFC322DFC322
  • Transparent D3BB2DD3BB2D
  • Transparent C7B239C7B239
  • Transparent BCAA45BCAA45
  • Transparent B0A251B0A251
  • Transparent A4995DA4995D
  • Transparent 989168989168
  • Transparent 8C88748C8874


  • Transparent C6AA08C6AA08
  • Transparent AD9407AD9407
  • Transparent 947F06947F06
  • Transparent 7C6A057C6A05
  • Transparent 635504635504
  • Transparent 4A40034A4003
  • Transparent 312A02312A02
  • Transparent 191501191501

Candy Yellow Color Patterns

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    Candy Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Candy Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Candy Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Yellow Plaid Pattern

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