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Caramel Yellow Color

HEX #FCDA8B / RGB (252, 218, 139)

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What is Caramel Yellow Color?

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Caramel Yellow has the hex code #FCDA8B. The equivalent RGB values are (252, 218, 139), which means it is composed of 41% red, 36% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:45 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, Caramel Yellow has a hue of 42°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

Caramel Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Caramel 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.

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Caramel Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FCDA8B
RGB Values(252, 218, 139)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 45%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 45%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#032574 [Catalina Blue]
Closest Pantone®1205 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#8BADFC [Jordy Blue]
Caramel Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CBCBCB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Caramel Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FCDA8B. Complementary color is 8BADFC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Caramel Yellow is Jordy Blue with the hex code #8BADFC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FCDA8B color is offered by #8BADFC. 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 (FCDA8B, E6FC8B and FCA28B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Caramel Yellow (#FCDA8B) are Mindaro (#E6FC8B) and Vivid Tangerine (#FCA28B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Caramel 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 (FCDA8B, 8BE6FC and A28BFC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Caramel Yellow (#FCDA8B) are #8BE6FC (Pale Cyan) and #A28BFC (Bright Lavender). 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 (FCDA8B, 8BFCDA and DA8BFC)

Triadic Palette

Caramel Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8BFCDA (Aquamarine) and #DA8BFC (Bright Lilac) along with #FCDA8B 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 (FCDA8B, 8BFCDA, 8BADFC and FC8BAD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Caramel Yellow has four colors - #8BFCDA (Aquamarine), #8BADFC (Jordy Blue) and #FC8BAD (Tickle Me Pink) in addition to the base color (#FCDA8B). 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 (FCDA8B, 8BFCA2, 8BADFC and FC8BE6)

Square Palette

Caramel Yellow square color palette has #8BFCA2 (Pale Green), #8BADFC (Jordy Blue) and #FC8BE6 (Pale 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

Caramel Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Caramel 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 Caramel Yellow Color


  • Transparent FDE1A2FDE1A2
  • Transparent FDE5AEFDE5AE
  • Transparent FDE9B9FDE9B9
  • Transparent FEEDC5FEEDC5
  • Transparent FEF0D1FEF0D1
  • Transparent FEF4DCFEF4DC
  • Transparent FEF8E8FEF8E8
  • Transparent FFFBF3FFFBF3


  • Transparent E3C889E3C889
  • Transparent D7BF88D7BF88
  • Transparent CAB687CAB687
  • Transparent BEAD86BEAD86
  • Transparent B2A484B2A484
  • Transparent A59B83A59B83
  • Transparent 999282999282
  • Transparent 8C89818C8981


  • Transparent CAAE6FCAAE6F
  • Transparent B09961B09961
  • Transparent 978353978353
  • Transparent 7E6D467E6D46
  • Transparent 655738655738
  • Transparent 4C412A4C412A
  • Transparent 322C1C322C1C
  • Transparent 19160E19160E

Caramel Yellow Color Patterns

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    Caramel Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Caramel Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Caramel Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Caramel Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Caramel Yellow Plaid Pattern

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