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#FFFF00 Hex Code

Color Name: Yellow

What is hex #FFFF00 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FFFF00 is Yellow. The RGB values are (255, 255, 0) which means it is composed of 50% red, 50% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FFFF00 has a hue of 60°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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 #FFFF00 Color Codes

Color NameYellow
RGB Values(255, 255, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF00
Inverse Color#0000FF [Blue]
Closest Pantone®803 C
Closest RAL1026 [Luminous yellow]
Complementary Color#0000FF [Blue]
#FFFF00 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Luma)#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EFEFEF

Hex #FFFF00 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFFF00. Complementary color is 0000FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FFFF00 is #0000FF which is called Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFF00 color is offered by #0000FF. 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.

FFFF00 0000FF
Analogous color palette with (FFFF00, 80FF00 and FF8000)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FFFF00 are #80FF00 and #FF8000, called Chartreuse (Web) and Orange (Color Wheel), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FFFF00 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.

FFFF00 80FF00 FF8000
Split Complementary color palette with (FFFF00, 0080FF and 8000FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FFFF00 are #0080FF (Azure) and #8000FF (Violet (Color Wheel)). 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.

FFFF00 0080FF 8000FF
Triadic color palette with (FFFF00, 00FFFF and FF00FF)

Triadic Palette

#FFFF00 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FFFF (Aqua) and #FF00FF (Fuchsia) along with #FFFF00, 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 (FFFF00, 00FFFF, 0000FF and FF0000)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FFFF00 has #00FFFF (Aqua), #0000FF (Blue) and #FF0000 (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.

FFFF00 00FFFF 0000FF FF0000
Square color palette with (FFFF00, 00FF80, 0000FF and FF0080)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FFFF00 contains #00FF80 (Guppie Green), #0000FF (Blue) and #FF0080 (Bright 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.

FFFF00 00FF80 0000FF FF0080
Rainbow color

Hex #FFFF00 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FFFF00 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.

FFFF00 24FF00 00FFB6 006DFF 6D00FF FF00B6 FF2400

Tints, Tones & Shades of FFFF00 Color


  • Transparent FFFF33FFFF33
  • Transparent FFFF4DFFFF4D
  • Transparent FFFF66FFFF66
  • Transparent FFFF80FFFF80
  • Transparent FFFF99FFFF99
  • Transparent FFFFB3FFFFB3
  • Transparent FFFFCCFFFFCC
  • Transparent FFFFE6FFFFE6


  • Transparent E6E61AE6E61A
  • Transparent D9D926D9D926
  • Transparent CCCC33CCCC33
  • Transparent C0C040C0C040
  • Transparent B3B34DB3B34D
  • Transparent A6A65AA6A65A
  • Transparent 999966999966
  • Transparent 8D8D738D8D73


  • Transparent CCCC00CCCC00
  • Transparent B3B300B3B300
  • Transparent 999900999900
  • Transparent 808000808000
  • Transparent 666600666600
  • Transparent 4D4D004D4D00
  • Transparent 333300333300
  • Transparent 1A1A001A1A00

#FFFF00 Color Patterns

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    #FFFF00 Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    #FFFF00 Polka Dots Pattern

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    #FFFF00 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #FFFF00 Leaves Pattern

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    #FFFF00 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #FFFF00 Trellis Pattern

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    #FFFF00 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.