#CC9966 Hex Code

Color Name: Brown Yellow

What is hex #CC9966 Color?

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The color name of hex code #CC9966 is Brown Yellow. The RGB values are (204, 153, 102) which means it is composed of 44% red, 33% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:25 Y:50 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CC9966 has a hue of 30°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 #CC9966 Color Codes

Color NameBrown Yellow
RGB Values(204, 153, 102)
CMYK Values(0%, 25%, 50%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 50%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#336699 [Lapis Lazuli]
Closest Pantone®7509 C
Closest RAL1002 [Sand yellow]
Complementary Color#6699CC [Blue-Gray]
#CC9966 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Luma)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Hex #CC9966 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CC9966. Complementary color is 6699CC

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CC9966 is #6699CC which is called Blue-Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CC9966 color is offered by #6699CC. 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 (CC9966, CCCC66 and CC6666)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CC9966 are #CCCC66 and #CC6666, called Chinese Green and Fuzzy Wuzzy, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CC9966 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 (CC9966, 66CCCC and 6666CC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CC9966 are #66CCCC (Sea Serpent) and #6666CC (Slate 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 (CC9966, 66CC99 and 9966CC)

Triadic Palette

#CC9966 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #66CC99 (Medium Aquamarine) and #9966CC (Amethyst) along with #CC9966, 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 (CC9966, 66CC99, 6699CC and CC6699)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CC9966 has #66CC99 (Medium Aquamarine), #6699CC (Blue-Gray) and #CC6699 (Wild Orchid). 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 (CC9966, 66CC66, 6699CC and CC66CC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CC9966 contains #66CC66 (Mantis), #6699CC (Blue-Gray) and #CC66CC (Deep Mauve). 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 #CC9966 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CC9966 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.

Shades of Brown Yellow Color


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#CC9966 Color Patterns

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    Brown Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Brown Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Brown Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Brown Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Brown Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Brown Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Brown Yellow Trellis Pattern

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    Brown 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.