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Classic Yellow Color

HEX #EDD308 / RGB (237, 211, 8)

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What is Classic Yellow Color?

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Classic Yellow has the hex code #EDD308. The equivalent RGB values are (237, 211, 8), which means it is composed of 52% red, 46% green and 2% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:11 Y:97 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Yellow has a hue of 53°, 97% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Classic 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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Classic Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#EDD308
RGB Values(237, 211, 8)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 97%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(53°, 97%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#122CF7 [Bluebonnet]
Closest Pantone®7405 C
Closest RAL1021 [Rape yellow]
Complementary Color#0822ED [Bluebonnet]
Classic Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Luma)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Classic Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EDD308. Complementary color is 0822ED

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Yellow is Bluebonnet with the hex code #0822ED. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EDD308 color is offered by #0822ED. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (EDD308, 95ED08 and ED6108)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Yellow (#EDD308) are Mango Green (#95ED08) and Spanish Orange (#ED6108). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (EDD308, 0895ED and 6108ED)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Yellow (#EDD308) are #0895ED (Vivid Cerulean) and #6108ED (Electric 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.

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Triadic color palette with (EDD308, 08EDD3 and D308ED)

Triadic Palette

Classic Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #08EDD3 (Bright Turquoise) and #D308ED (Vivid Orchid) along with #EDD308 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (EDD308, 08EDD3, 0822ED and ED0822)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Yellow has four colors - #08EDD3 (Bright Turquoise), #0822ED (Bluebonnet) and #ED0822 (Spanish Red) in addition to the base color (#EDD308). 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.

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Square color palette with (EDD308, 08ED61, 0822ED and ED0895)

Square Palette

Classic Yellow square color palette has #08ED61 (Malachite), #0822ED (Bluebonnet) and #ED0895 (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.

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Rainbow color

Classic Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Classic Yellow Color


  • Transparent F1DC39F1DC39
  • Transparent F2E052F2E052
  • Transparent F4E56BF4E56B
  • Transparent F6E984F6E984
  • Transparent F8ED9CF8ED9C
  • Transparent FAF2B5FAF2B5
  • Transparent FBF6CEFBF6CE
  • Transparent FDFBE6FDFBE6


  • Transparent D7C220D7C220
  • Transparent CCBA2CCCBA2C
  • Transparent C1B238C1B238
  • Transparent B7AA44B7AA44
  • Transparent ACA150ACA150
  • Transparent A1995CA1995C
  • Transparent 969168969168
  • Transparent 8B88748B8874


  • Transparent BEA906BEA906
  • Transparent A69406A69406
  • Transparent 8E7F058E7F05
  • Transparent 776A04776A04
  • Transparent 5F54035F5403
  • Transparent 473F02473F02
  • Transparent 2F2A022F2A02
  • Transparent 181501181501

Classic Yellow Color Patterns

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    Classic Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Classic Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Yellow Plaid Pattern

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