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Grapefruit Yellow Color

HEX #DFA01A / RGB (223, 160, 26)

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What is Grapefruit Yellow Color?

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Grapefruit Yellow has the hex code #DFA01A. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 160, 26), which means it is composed of 55% red, 39% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:88 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Grapefruit Yellow has a hue of 41°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

Grapefruit Yellow is an RAL Design color with the number 080 70 70. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Grapefruit Yellow hex code is #DFA01A with equivalent RGB (223, 160, 26). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Grapefruit Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DFA01A
RGB Values(223, 160, 26)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 88%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(41°, 88%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#205FE5 [Celtic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7555 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#1A59DF [Celtic Blue]
Grapefruit Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Luma)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Grapefruit Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFA01A. Complementary color is 1A59DF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Grapefruit Yellow is Celtic Blue with the hex code #1A59DF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DFA01A color is offered by #1A59DF. 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 (DFA01A, BCDF1A and DF3E1A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Grapefruit Yellow (#DFA01A) are Bitter Lemon (#BCDF1A) and Vermilion (Plochere) (#DF3E1A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Grapefruit 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 (DFA01A, 1ABCDF and 3E1ADF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Grapefruit Yellow (#DFA01A) are #1ABCDF (Battery Charged Blue) and #3E1ADF (Interdimensional Blue). 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 (DFA01A, 1ADFA0 and A01ADF)

Triadic Palette

Grapefruit Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1ADFA0 (Caribbean Green) and #A01ADF (Purple (X11)) along with #DFA01A 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 (DFA01A, 1ADFA0, 1A59DF and DF1A59)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Grapefruit Yellow has four colors - #1ADFA0 (Caribbean Green), #1A59DF (Celtic Blue) and #DF1A59 (Ruby) in addition to the base color (#DFA01A). 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 (DFA01A, 1ADF3E, 1A59DF and DF1ABC)

Square Palette

Grapefruit Yellow square color palette has #1ADF3E (Malachite), #1A59DF (Celtic Blue) and #DF1ABC (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.

Rainbow color

Grapefruit Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Grapefruit 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 Grapefruit Yellow Color


  • Transparent E5B348E5B348
  • Transparent E9BD5FE9BD5F
  • Transparent ECC676ECC676
  • Transparent EFD08DEFD08D
  • Transparent F2D9A3F2D9A3
  • Transparent F5E3BAF5E3BA
  • Transparent F9ECD1F9ECD1
  • Transparent FCF6E8FCF6E8


  • Transparent CC9A2ECC9A2E
  • Transparent C39639C39639
  • Transparent B99343B99343
  • Transparent B0904DB0904D
  • Transparent A68D57A68D57
  • Transparent 9D8A619D8A61
  • Transparent 93866C93866C
  • Transparent 8A83768A8376


  • Transparent B28015B28015
  • Transparent 9C70129C7012
  • Transparent 866010866010
  • Transparent 70500D70500D
  • Transparent 59400A59400A
  • Transparent 433008433008
  • Transparent 2D20052D2005
  • Transparent 161003161003

Grapefruit Yellow Color Patterns

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    Grapefruit Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Grapefruit Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Grapefruit Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grapefruit Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Grapefruit Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grapefruit Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grapefruit Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grapefruit Yellow Plaid Pattern

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