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German Yellow Color

HEX #F8C90D / RGB (248, 201, 13)

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What is German Yellow Color?

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German Yellow has the hex code #F8C90D. The equivalent RGB values are (248, 201, 13), which means it is composed of 54% red, 44% green and 3% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:19 Y:95 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, German Yellow has a hue of 48°, 95% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
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.

German 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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German Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F8C90D
RGB Values(248, 201, 13)
CMYK Values(0%, 19%, 95%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 95%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0736F2 [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®7405 C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#0D3CF8 [Blue (RYB)]
German Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

German Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F8C90D. Complementary color is 0D3CF8

Complementary Palette

The complement of German Yellow is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #0D3CF8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F8C90D color is offered by #0D3CF8. 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.

F8C90D 0D3CF8
Analogous color palette with (F8C90D, B2F80D and F8540D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of German Yellow (#F8C90D) are Spring Bud (#B2F80D) and Orioles Orange (#F8540D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of German 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.

F8C90D B2F80D F8540D
Split Complementary color palette with (F8C90D, 0DB2F8 and 540DF8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of German Yellow (#F8C90D) are #0DB2F8 (Spiro Disco Ball) and #540DF8 (Han Purple). 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.

F8C90D 0DB2F8 540DF8
Triadic color palette with (F8C90D, 0DF8C9 and C90DF8)

Triadic Palette

German Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0DF8C9 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #C90DF8 (Vivid Orchid) along with #F8C90D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F8C90D 0DF8C9 C90DF8
Tetradic color palette with (F8C90D, 0DF8C9, 0D3CF8 and F80D3C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of German Yellow has four colors - #0DF8C9 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0D3CF8 (Blue (RYB)) and #F80D3C (Scarlet) in addition to the base color (#F8C90D). 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.

F8C90D 0DF8C9 0D3CF8 F80D3C
Square color palette with (F8C90D, 0DF854, 0D3CF8 and F80DB2)

Square Palette

German Yellow square color palette has #0DF854 (Malachite), #0D3CF8 (Blue (RYB)) and #F80DB2 (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.

F8C90D 0DF854 0D3CF8 F80DB2
Rainbow color

German Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our German 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.

F8C90D 5EF80D 0DF886 0DA1F8 430DF8 F80DE4 F80D1A

Tints, Tones & Shades of German Yellow Color


  • Transparent F9D43DF9D43D
  • Transparent FAD956FAD956
  • Transparent FBDF6EFBDF6E
  • Transparent FCE486FCE486
  • Transparent FCE99EFCE99E
  • Transparent FDEFB6FDEFB6
  • Transparent FEF4CFFEF4CF
  • Transparent FEFAE7FEFAE7


  • Transparent E0BA24E0BA24
  • Transparent D4B330D4B330
  • Transparent C8AC3BC8AC3B
  • Transparent BCA547BCA547
  • Transparent B09D52B09D52
  • Transparent A4965EA4965E
  • Transparent 988F69988F69
  • Transparent 8C87758C8775


  • Transparent C6A10AC6A10A
  • Transparent AE8D09AE8D09
  • Transparent 957908957908
  • Transparent 7C65077C6507
  • Transparent 635005635005
  • Transparent 4A3C044A3C04
  • Transparent 322803322803
  • Transparent 191401191401

German Yellow Color Patterns

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    German Yellow Gingham Checks

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    German Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    German Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    German Yellow Plaid Pattern

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