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Golden Yellow CMYK Color

HEX #FFCB05 / RGB (255, 203, 5)

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What is Golden Yellow CMYK Color?

Golden Yellow CMYK (Hex code: FFCB05) Thumbnail

Golden Yellow CMYK code is (0, 20, 100, 0) which means it has 20 of magenta, 100 of yellow and 0 of both cyan and black. This translates to an approximate hex code #FFCB05 and RGB values of (255, 203, 5). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K). Please understand that golden yellow CMYK as it looks on the screen may not be reproduced exactly on printed paper not only because of the two different color models - hex and CMYK - but also because of the quality of the printer, the paper and the four inks.

NOTE: The golden yellow (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. It has been calculated from the CMYK values. As you probably know, the CMYK color model is for print media while hex codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly. Additionally, golden yellow color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

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Golden Yellow CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#FFCB05
RGB Values(255, 203, 5)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 98%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0034FA [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®116 C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#0539FF [Blue (RYB)]
Golden Yellow CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DEDEDE

Golden Yellow CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFCB05. Complementary color is 0539FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Golden Yellow CMYK is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #0539FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFCB05 color is offered by #0539FF. 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 (FFCB05, B6FF05 and FF4E05)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Golden Yellow CMYK (#FFCB05) are Bitter Lime (#B6FF05) and International Orange (Aerospace) (#FF4E05). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Golden Yellow CMYK 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 (FFCB05, 05B6FF and 4E05FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Golden Yellow CMYK (#FFCB05) are #05B6FF (Blue Bolt) and #4E05FF (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.

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Triadic color palette with (FFCB05, 05FFCB and CB05FF)

Triadic Palette

Golden Yellow CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #05FFCB (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #CB05FF (Vivid Orchid) along with #FFCB05 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 (FFCB05, 05FFCB, 0539FF and FF0539)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Golden Yellow CMYK has four colors - #05FFCB (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0539FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF0539 (Carmine Red) in addition to the base color (#FFCB05). 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 (FFCB05, 05FF4E, 0539FF and FF05B6)

Square Palette

Golden Yellow CMYK square color palette has #05FF4E (Malachite), #0539FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF05B6 (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.

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Rainbow color

Golden Yellow CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Golden Yellow CMYK 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.

FFCD05 5BFF05 05FF86 05A2FF 3E05FF FF05EA FF0513

Tints, Tones & Shades of Golden Yellow CMYK Color


  • Transparent FFD537FFD537
  • Transparent FFDB50FFDB50
  • Transparent FFE069FFE069
  • Transparent FFE582FFE582
  • Transparent FFEA9BFFEA9B
  • Transparent FFEFB4FFEFB4
  • Transparent FFF5CDFFF5CD
  • Transparent FFFAE6FFFAE6


  • Transparent E6BC1EE6BC1E
  • Transparent D9B52AD9B52A
  • Transparent CCAD36CCAD36
  • Transparent C0A643C0A643
  • Transparent B39E4FB39E4F
  • Transparent A6975BA6975B
  • Transparent 998F67998F67
  • Transparent 8D88748D8874


  • Transparent CCA204CCA204
  • Transparent B38E04B38E04
  • Transparent 997A03997A03
  • Transparent 806603806603
  • Transparent 665102665102
  • Transparent 4D3D024D3D02
  • Transparent 332901332901
  • Transparent 1A14011A1401

Golden Yellow CMYK Color Patterns

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    Golden Yellow CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Golden Yellow CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Golden Yellow CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Golden Yellow CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

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    Golden Yellow CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Yellow CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Yellow CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Yellow CMYK Plaid Pattern

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