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Dark Yellow Color

HEX #FFCC00 / RGB (255, 204, 0)

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What is Dark Yellow Color?

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Dark Yellow has the hex code #FFCC00. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 204, 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:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Yellow has a hue of 48°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

This Dark yellow color comes from the Printer Working Group (PWG) list which itself is derived from the X11 list. Tp use this color in HTML and CSS for web pages, put in the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Dark Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FFCC00
RGB Values(255, 204, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0033FF [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®116 C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#0033FF [Blue (RYB)]
Dark Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DEDEDE

Dark Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFCC00. Complementary color is 0033FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Yellow is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #0033FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFCC00 color is offered by #0033FF. 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.

FFCC00 0033FF
Analogous color palette with (FFCC00, B3FF00 and FF4D00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Yellow (#FFCC00) are Bitter Lime (#B3FF00) and International Orange (Aerospace) (#FF4D00). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark 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.

FFCC00 B3FF00 FF4D00
Split Complementary color palette with (FFCC00, 00B3FF and 4D00FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Yellow (#FFCC00) are #00B3FF (Blue Bolt) and #4D00FF (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.

FFCC00 00B3FF 4D00FF
Triadic color palette with (FFCC00, 00FFCC and CC00FF)

Triadic Palette

Dark Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FFCC (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #CC00FF (Vivid Orchid) along with #FFCC00 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 (FFCC00, 00FFCC, 0033FF and FF0033)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Yellow has four colors - #00FFCC (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0033FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF0033 (Carmine Red) in addition to the base color (#FFCC00). 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.

FFCC00 00FFCC 0033FF FF0033
Square color palette with (FFCC00, 00FF4D, 0033FF and FF00B3)

Square Palette

Dark Yellow square color palette has #00FF4D (Malachite), #0033FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF00B3 (Shocking Pink). 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.

FFCC00 00FF4D 0033FF FF00B3
Rainbow color

Dark Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark 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.

FFCC00 57FF00 00FF83 00A0FF 3A00FF FF00E9 FF000F

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Yellow Color


  • Transparent FFD633FFD633
  • Transparent FFDB4DFFDB4D
  • Transparent FFE066FFE066
  • Transparent FFE680FFE680
  • Transparent FFEB99FFEB99
  • Transparent FFF0B3FFF0B3
  • Transparent FFF5CCFFF5CC
  • Transparent FFFAE6FFFAE6


  • Transparent E6BD1AE6BD1A
  • Transparent D9B526D9B526
  • Transparent CCAE33CCAE33
  • Transparent C0A640C0A640
  • Transparent B39E4DB39E4D
  • Transparent A6975AA6975A
  • Transparent 998F66998F66
  • Transparent 8D88738D8873


  • Transparent CCA300CCA300
  • Transparent B38F00B38F00
  • Transparent 997A00997A00
  • Transparent 806600806600
  • Transparent 665200665200
  • Transparent 4D3D004D3D00
  • Transparent 332900332900
  • Transparent 1A14001A1400

Dark Yellow Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Dark Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Yellow Plaid Pattern

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