Gold Yellow

HEX #F1CF3B / RGB (241, 207, 59)

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What is Gold Yellow Color?

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Gold Yellow has the hex code #F1CF3B. The equivalent RGB values are (241, 207, 59), which means it is composed of 48% red, 41% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:76 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gold Yellow has a hue of 49°, 76% 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.

Gold yellow is a brilliant yellow color. To use it on web pages with HTML and/or CSS, put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL color codes. Please note that the CMYK values for golden yellow color as given on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Gold Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F1CF3B
RGB Values(241, 207, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 76%, 6%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 76%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#0E30C4 [Persian Blue]
Closest Pantone®129 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#3B5DF1 [Ultramarine Blue]
Gold Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C9C9C9
Weighted Average (Luma)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Gold Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F1CF3B. Complementary color is 3B5DF1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gold Yellow is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #3B5DF1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F1CF3B color is offered by #3B5DF1. 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.

Analogous color palette with (F1CF3B, B8F13B and F1743B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gold Yellow (#F1CF3B) are Green Lizard (#B8F13B) and Chinese Orange (#F1743B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gold 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (F1CF3B, 3BB8F1 and 743BF1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gold Yellow (#F1CF3B) are #3BB8F1 (Picton Blue) and #743BF1 (Blue-Violet). 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.

Triadic color palette with (F1CF3B, 3BF1CF and CF3BF1)

Triadic Palette

Gold Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BF1CF (Turquoise) and #CF3BF1 (Steel Pink) along with #F1CF3B 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 (F1CF3B, 3BF1CF, 3B5DF1 and F13B5D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gold Yellow has four colors - #3BF1CF (Turquoise), #3B5DF1 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F13B5D (Desire) in addition to the base color (#F1CF3B). 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.

Square color palette with (F1CF3B, 3BF174, 3B5DF1 and F13BB8)

Square Palette

Gold Yellow square color palette has #3BF174 (UFO Green), #3B5DF1 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F13BB8 (Frostbite). 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.

Rainbow color

Gold Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gold 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Gold Yellow Color


  • Transparent F4D962#F4D962
  • Transparent F5DD76#F5DD76
  • Transparent F7E289#F7E289
  • Transparent F8E79D#F8E79D
  • Transparent F9ECB1#F9ECB1
  • Transparent FBF1C4#FBF1C4
  • Transparent FCF5D8#FCF5D8
  • Transparent FEFAEB#FEFAEB


  • Transparent DABF49#DABF49
  • Transparent CFB750#CFB750
  • Transparent C4AF57#C4AF57
  • Transparent B9A85E#B9A85E
  • Transparent ADA064#ADA064
  • Transparent A2986B#A2986B
  • Transparent 979072#979072
  • Transparent 8B8879#8B8879


  • Transparent C1A62F#C1A62F
  • Transparent A99129#A99129
  • Transparent 917C23#917C23
  • Transparent 79681E#79681E
  • Transparent 605318#605318
  • Transparent 483E12#483E12
  • Transparent 30290C#30290C
  • Transparent 181506#181506

Gold Yellow Color Patterns

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    Gold Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Gold Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gold Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gold Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gold Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Gold Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Yellow Plaid Pattern

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