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Contrasting Yellow Color

HEX #F2C200 / RGB (242, 194, 0)

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What is Contrasting Yellow Color?

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Contrasting Yellow has the hex code #F2C200. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 194, 0), which means it is composed of 56% red, 44% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:100 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Contrasting Yellow has a hue of 48°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 95%.
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 80 90, Contrasting Yellow hex code is #F2C200 with equivalent RGB (242, 194, 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, Contrasting 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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Contrasting Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F2C200
RGB Values(242, 194, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 100%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 100%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0D3DFF [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®7406 C
Closest RAL1023 [Traffic yellow]
Complementary Color#0030F2 [Blue (RYB)]
Contrasting Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Luma)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D9D9D9

Contrasting Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2C200. Complementary color is 0030F2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Contrasting Yellow is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #0030F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2C200 color is offered by #0030F2. 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.

F2C200 0030F2
Analogous color palette with (F2C200, A9F200 and F24900)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Contrasting Yellow (#F2C200) are Spring Bud (#A9F200) and Tangelo (#F24900). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Contrasting 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.

F2C200 A9F200 F24900
Split Complementary color palette with (F2C200, 00A9F2 and 4900F2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Contrasting Yellow (#F2C200) are #00A9F2 (Vivid Cerulean) and #4900F2 (Electric Ultramarine). 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.

F2C200 00A9F2 4900F2
Triadic color palette with (F2C200, 00F2C2 and C200F2)

Triadic Palette

Contrasting Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00F2C2 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #C200F2 (Electric Purple) along with #F2C200 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F2C200 00F2C2 C200F2
Tetradic color palette with (F2C200, 00F2C2, 0030F2 and F20030)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Contrasting Yellow has four colors - #00F2C2 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0030F2 (Blue (RYB)) and #F20030 (Red (Munsell)) in addition to the base color (#F2C200). 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.

F2C200 00F2C2 0030F2 F20030
Square color palette with (F2C200, 00F249, 0030F2 and F200A9)

Square Palette

Contrasting Yellow square color palette has #00F249 (Malachite), #0030F2 (Blue (RYB)) and #F200A9 (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.

F2C200 00F249 0030F2 F200A9
Rainbow color

Contrasting Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Contrasting 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.

F2C200 53F200 00F27C 0098F2 3700F2 F200DD F2000E

Tints, Tones & Shades of Contrasting Yellow Color


  • Transparent F5CE33F5CE33
  • Transparent F6D44DF6D44D
  • Transparent F7DA66F7DA66
  • Transparent F9E180F9E180
  • Transparent FAE799FAE799
  • Transparent FBEDB3FBEDB3
  • Transparent FCF3CCFCF3CC
  • Transparent FEF9E6FEF9E6


  • Transparent DBB51ADBB51A
  • Transparent D0AE26D0AE26
  • Transparent C4A833C4A833
  • Transparent B9A140B9A140
  • Transparent AE9A4DAE9A4D
  • Transparent A2945AA2945A
  • Transparent 978D66978D66
  • Transparent 8B87738B8773


  • Transparent C29B00C29B00
  • Transparent A98800A98800
  • Transparent 917400917400
  • Transparent 796100796100
  • Transparent 614E00614E00
  • Transparent 493A00493A00
  • Transparent 302700302700
  • Transparent 181300181300

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