Kelly Green Color

HEX #4CBB16 / RGB (76, 187, 22)

Green natural landscape

What is Kelly Green Color?

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Kelly Green has the hex code #4CBB16. The equivalent RGB values are (76, 187, 22), which means it is composed of 27% red, 66% green and 8% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:59 M:0 Y:88 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Kelly Green has a hue of 100°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

The color is named after a common Irish surname and is also representative of the beautiful lush green landscape of Ireland. It is slightly different from the Irish Green color detailed on this web site. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, kelly green can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Kelly Green Color Codes

Hex Code#4CBB16
RGB Values(76, 187, 22)
CMYK Values(59%, 0%, 88%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(100°, 88%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#33CC00
Inverse Color#B344E9 [Medium Orchid]
Closest Pantone®361 C
Closest RAL6018 [Yellow green]
Complementary Color#8516BB [Violet (RYB)]
Kelly Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#888888
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Kelly Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4CBB16. Complementary color is 8516BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Kelly Green is Violet (RYB) with the hex code #8516BB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4CBB16 color is offered by #8516BB. 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 (4CBB16, 16BB33 and 9FBB16)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Kelly Green (#4CBB16) are Dark Pastel Green (#16BB33) and Limerick (#9FBB16). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Kelly Green with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4CBB16, 3316BB and BB169F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Kelly Green (#4CBB16) are #3316BB (Interdimensional Blue) and #BB169F (Medium Violet-Red). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (4CBB16, 164CBB and BB164C)

Triadic Palette

Kelly Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #164CBB (Sapphire) and #BB164C (Pictorial Carmine) along with #4CBB16 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4CBB16, 164CBB, 8516BB and BB8516)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Kelly Green has four colors - #164CBB (Sapphire), #8516BB (Violet (RYB)) and #BB8516 (Dark Goldenrod) in addition to the base color (#4CBB16). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (4CBB16, 169FBB, 8516BB and BB3316)

Square Palette

Kelly Green square color palette has #169FBB (Blue-Green), #8516BB (Violet (RYB)) and #BB3316 (Dark Pastel Red). 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.

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Rainbow color

Kelly Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Kelly Green rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

4DBB16 16BB6C 167CBB 3D16BB BB16AB BB161E BB9C16

Tints, Tones & Shades of Kelly Green Color


  • Transparent 70C94570C945
  • Transparent 82CF5C82CF5C
  • Transparent 94D67394D673
  • Transparent A6DD8BA6DD8B
  • Transparent B7E4A2B7E4A2
  • Transparent C9EBB9C9EBB9
  • Transparent DBF1D0DBF1D0
  • Transparent EDF8E8EDF8E8


  • Transparent 56AF2B56AF2B
  • Transparent 5CA9365CA936
  • Transparent 61A34061A340
  • Transparent 669E4B669E4B
  • Transparent 6B98566B9856
  • Transparent 709260709260
  • Transparent 768C6B768C6B
  • Transparent 7B86757B8675


  • Transparent 3D96123D9612
  • Transparent 35830F35830F
  • Transparent 2E700D2E700D
  • Transparent 265E0B265E0B
  • Transparent 1E4B091E4B09
  • Transparent 173807173807
  • Transparent 0F25040F2504
  • Transparent 081302081302

Kelly Green Color Patterns

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    Kelly Green Gingham Checks

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    Kelly Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Kelly Green Plaid Pattern

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