Khaki has the hex code #F0E68C. The equivalent RGB values are (240, 230, 140), which means it is composed of
39% red, 38% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:42 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, Khaki has a hue of 54°, 42% saturation and a brightness value of 94%. 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.
Khaki is a web color which means it can be used with its name in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. It is a dullish tone of yellow with a bit of green and, therefore, different from the traditional khaki color which is more brown.
The complement of Khaki is Light Cobalt Blue with the hex code #8C96F0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F0E68C color is offered by #8C96F0. 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.
The analogous colors of Khaki (#F0E68C) are Yellow-Green (Crayola) (#C8F08C) and Gold (Crayola) (#F0B48C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Khaki 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Khaki (#F0E68C) are #8CC8F0 (Baby Blue) and #B48CF0 (Bright Lavender). 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.
Khaki triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8CF0E6 (Medium Sky Blue) and #E68CF0 (Lavender Magenta) along with #F0E68C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Khaki has four colors - #8CF0E6 (Medium Sky Blue), #8C96F0 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #F08C96 (Ruddy Pink) in addition to the base color (#F0E68C). 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.
Khaki square color palette has #8CF0B4 (Teal Deer), #8C96F0 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #F08CC8 (Pastel Magenta). 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.
Khaki Color Rainbow Palette
Our Khaki 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.