#B59930 Hex Code

Color Name: University Of California Gold

What is hex #B59930 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B59930 is University Of California Gold. The RGB values are (181, 153, 48) which means it is composed of 47% red, 40% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:74 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B59930 has a hue of 47°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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 #B59930 Color Codes

Color NameUniversity Of California Gold
RGB Values(181, 153, 48)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 74%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 73%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#4A66CF [Han Blue]
Closest Pantone®7767 C
Closest RAL1024 [Ochre yellow]
Complementary Color#304CB5 [Violet-Blue]
#B59930 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#969696
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Hex #B59930 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B59930. Complementary color is 304CB5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B59930 is #304CB5 which is called Violet-Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B59930 color is offered by #304CB5. 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 (B59930, 8FB530 and B55630)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B59930 are #8FB530 and #B55630, called Dark Lemon Lime and Brown (Crayola), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B59930 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 (B59930, 308FB5 and 5630B5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B59930 are #308FB5 (Steel Blue) and #5630B5 (Ocean 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 (B59930, 30B599 and 9930B5)

Triadic Palette

#B59930 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #30B599 (Mountain Meadow) and #9930B5 (Dark Orchid) along with #B59930, 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 (B59930, 30B599, 304CB5 and B5304C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B59930 has #30B599 (Mountain Meadow), #304CB5 (Violet-Blue) and #B5304C (Amaranth Purple). 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 (B59930, 30B557, 304CB5 and B5308F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B59930 contains #30B557 (Medium Sea Green), #304CB5 (Violet-Blue) and #B5308F (Fandango). 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 #B59930 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B59930 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 University Of California Gold Color


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#B59930 Color Patterns

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    University Of California Gold Gingham Checks

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    University Of California Gold Houndstooth Pattern

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    University Of California Gold Trellis Pattern

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    University Of California Gold 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.