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#DAA520 Hex Code

Color Name: Goldenrod

What is hex #DAA520 Color?

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The color name of hex code #DAA520 is Goldenrod. The RGB values are (218, 165, 32) which means it is composed of 53% red, 40% green and 8% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:24 Y:85 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DAA520 has a hue of 43°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

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Hex #DAA520 Color Codes

Color NameGoldenrod
RGB Values(218, 165, 32)
CMYK Values(0%, 24%, 85%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 85%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#255ADF [Celtic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7752 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#2055DA [New Car]
#DAA520 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Hex #DAA520 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DAA520. Complementary color is 2055DA

Complementary Palette

The complement of #DAA520 is #2055DA which is called New Car. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DAA520 color is offered by #2055DA. 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 (DAA520, B2DA20 and DA4820)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #DAA520 are #B2DA20 and #DA4820, called Vivid Lime Green and Vermilion (Plochere), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #DAA520 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.

DAA520 B2DA20 DA4820
Split Complementary color palette with (DAA520, 20B2DA and 4820DA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DAA520 are #20B2DA (Battery Charged Blue) and #4820DA (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.

DAA520 20B2DA 4820DA
Triadic color palette with (DAA520, 20DAA5 and A520DA)

Triadic Palette

#DAA520 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #20DAA5 (Eucalyptus) and #A520DA (Purple (X11)) along with #DAA520, 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.

DAA520 20DAA5 A520DA
Tetradic color palette with (DAA520, 20DAA5, 2055DA and DA2055)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DAA520 has #20DAA5 (Eucalyptus), #2055DA (New Car) and #DA2055 (Spanish Crimson). 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.

DAA520 20DAA5 2055DA DA2055
Square color palette with (DAA520, 20DA48, 2055DA and DA20B2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DAA520 contains #20DA48 (Malachite), #2055DA (New Car) and #DA20B2 (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.

DAA520 20DA48 2055DA DA20B2
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Hex #DAA520 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DAA520 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.

DAA520 6FDA20 20DA70 20A4DA 3B20DA DA20DA DA203A

Tints, Tones & Shades of DAA520 Color


  • Transparent E1B74DE1B74D
  • Transparent E5C063E5C063
  • Transparent E9C979E9C979
  • Transparent EDD290EDD290
  • Transparent F0DBA6F0DBA6
  • Transparent F4E4BCF4E4BC
  • Transparent F8EDD2F8EDD2
  • Transparent FBF6E9FBF6E9


  • Transparent C89E33C89E33
  • Transparent BF9A3DBF9A3D
  • Transparent B69646B69646
  • Transparent AD9350AD9350
  • Transparent A48F5AA48F5A
  • Transparent 9B8B639B8B63
  • Transparent 92876D92876D
  • Transparent 898476898476


  • Transparent AE841AAE841A
  • Transparent 997416997416
  • Transparent 836313836313
  • Transparent 6D53106D5310
  • Transparent 57420D57420D
  • Transparent 41320A41320A
  • Transparent 2C21062C2106
  • Transparent 161103161103

#DAA520 Color Patterns

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    #DAA520 Plaid Pattern

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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.