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Catkin Yellow Color

HEX #CCA800 / RGB (204, 168, 0)

Branch of catkin

What is Catkin Yellow Color?

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Catkin Yellow has the hex code #CCA800. The equivalent RGB values are (204, 168, 0), which means it is composed of 55% red, 45% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:100 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Catkin Yellow has a hue of 49°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 090 70 70, Catkin Yellow hex code is #CCA800 with equivalent RGB (204, 168, 0). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Catkin Yellow's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Catkin Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#CCA800
RGB Values(204, 168, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 100%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 100%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#3357FF [Ultramarine Blue]
Closest Pantone®103 C
Closest RAL1032 [Broom yellow]
Complementary Color#0024CC [Medium Blue]
Catkin Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Catkin Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CCA800. Complementary color is 0024CC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Catkin Yellow is Medium Blue with the hex code #0024CC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CCA800 color is offered by #0024CC. 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.

CCA800 0024CC
Analogous color palette with (CCA800, 8ACC00 and CC4200)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Catkin Yellow (#CCA800) are Sheen Green (#8ACC00) and Sinopia (#CC4200). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Catkin 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.

CCA800 8ACC00 CC4200
Split Complementary color palette with (CCA800, 008ACC and 4200CC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Catkin Yellow (#CCA800) are #008ACC (Rich Electric Blue) and #4200CC (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.

CCA800 008ACC 4200CC
Triadic color palette with (CCA800, 00CCA8 and A800CC)

Triadic Palette

Catkin Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00CCA8 (Caribbean Green) and #A800CC (Purple (Munsell)) along with #CCA800 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

CCA800 00CCA8 A800CC
Tetradic color palette with (CCA800, 00CCA8, 0024CC and CC0024)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Catkin Yellow has four colors - #00CCA8 (Caribbean Green), #0024CC (Medium Blue) and #CC0024 (Blood Orange) in addition to the base color (#CCA800). 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.

CCA800 00CCA8 0024CC CC0024
Square color palette with (CCA800, 00CC42, 0024CC and CC008A)

Square Palette

Catkin Yellow square color palette has #00CC42 (Dark Pastel Green), #0024CC (Medium Blue) and #CC008A (Medium Violet-Red). 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.

CCA800 00CC42 0024CC CC008A
Rainbow color

Catkin Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Catkin 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.

CCA700 43CC00 00CC6C 007DCC 3200CC CC00B7 CC0008

Tints, Tones & Shades of Catkin Yellow Color


  • Transparent D6B933D6B933
  • Transparent DBC24DDBC24D
  • Transparent E0CB66E0CB66
  • Transparent E6D480E6D480
  • Transparent EBDC99EBDC99
  • Transparent F0E5B3F0E5B3
  • Transparent F5EECCF5EECC
  • Transparent FAF6E6FAF6E6


  • Transparent BDA01ABDA01A
  • Transparent B59C26B59C26
  • Transparent AE9833AE9833
  • Transparent A69440A69440
  • Transparent 9E904D9E904D
  • Transparent 978C5A978C5A
  • Transparent 8F88668F8866
  • Transparent 888473888473


  • Transparent A38600A38600
  • Transparent 8F76008F7600
  • Transparent 7A65007A6500
  • Transparent 665400665400
  • Transparent 524300524300
  • Transparent 3D32003D3200
  • Transparent 292200292200
  • Transparent 141100141100

Catkin Yellow Color Patterns

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    Catkin Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Catkin Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Catkin Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Catkin Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Catkin Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Catkin Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Catkin Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Catkin Yellow Plaid Pattern

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