#997A0A Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Yellow

What is hex #997A0A Color?

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The color name of hex code #997A0A is Dark Yellow. The RGB values are (153, 122, 10) which means it is composed of 54% red, 43% green and 4% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:94 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, #997A0A has a hue of 47°, 93% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

Hex #997A0A Color Codes

Color NameDark Yellow
RGB Values(153, 122, 10)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 94%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 93%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#996600
Inverse Color#6685F5 [Cornflower Blue]
Closest Pantone®126 C
Closest RAL1027 [Curry]
Complementary Color#0A2999 [Indigo Dye]
#997A0A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5F5F5F
Desaturated#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#777777
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #997A0A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 997A0A. Complementary color is 0A2999

Complementary Palette

The complement of #997A0A is #0A2999 which is called Indigo Dye. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #997A0A color is offered by #0A2999. 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 (997A0A, 71990A and 99330A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #997A0A are #71990A and #99330A, called Olive Drab (#3) and Citrine Brown, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #997A0A with a 30° separation. 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 (997A0A, 0A7199 and 330A99)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #997A0A are #0A7199 (Sea Blue) and #330A99 (Pixie Powder). 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 (997A0A, 0A997A and 7A0A99)

Triadic Palette

#997A0A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0A997A (Paolo Veronese Green) and #7A0A99 (Chinese Purple) along with #997A0A, our main color, 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 (997A0A, 0A997A, 0A2999 and 990A29)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #997A0A has #0A997A (Paolo Veronese Green), #0A2999 (Indigo Dye) and #990A29 (Ruby Red). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (997A0A, 0A9933, 0A2999 and 990A71)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #997A0A contains #0A9933 (North Texas Green), #0A2999 (Indigo Dye) and #990A71 (Flirt). 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

Hex #997A0A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #997A0A rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#997A0A Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 997A0A

    Dark Yellow plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.