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Lemon Yellow Color

HEX #FEF250 / RGB (254, 242, 80)


What is Lemon Yellow Color?

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Lemon Yellow has the hex code #FEF250. The equivalent RGB values are (254, 242, 80), which means it is composed of 44% red, 42% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:69 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Lemon Yellow has a hue of 56°, 69% 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.

Lemon yellow is a bright yellow color with a hint, just a tiny bit, of orange. It is not part of the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. It can however be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known well-formulae and are only approximations.

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Lemon Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FEF250
RGB Values(254, 242, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 69%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(56°, 69%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF66
Inverse Color#010DAF [Zaffre]
Closest Pantone®101 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#505CFE [Ultramarine Blue]
Lemon Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Luma)#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Lemon Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FEF250. Complementary color is 505CFE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lemon Yellow is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #505CFE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FEF250 color is offered by #505CFE. 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 (FEF250, B3FE50 and FE9B50)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lemon Yellow (#FEF250) are Inchworm (#B3FE50) and Royal Orange (#FE9B50). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lemon Yellow 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 (FEF250, 50B3FE and 9B50FE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lemon Yellow (#FEF250) are #50B3FE (Blue Jeans) and #9B50FE (Lavender Indigo). 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 (FEF250, 50FEF2 and F250FE)

Triadic Palette

Lemon Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #50FEF2 (Electric Blue) and #F250FE (Shocking Pink (Crayola)) along with #FEF250 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 (FEF250, 50FEF2, 505CFE and FE505C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lemon Yellow has four colors - #50FEF2 (Electric Blue), #505CFE (Ultramarine Blue) and #FE505C (Magic Potion) in addition to the base color (#FEF250). 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 (FEF250, 50FE9B, 505CFE and FE50B3)

Square Palette

Lemon Yellow square color palette has #50FE9B (Very Light Malachite Green), #505CFE (Ultramarine Blue) and #FE50B3 (Brilliant Rose). 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

Lemon Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lemon Yellow 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Lemon Yellow Color


  • Transparent FEF573FEF573
  • Transparent FEF685FEF685
  • Transparent FEF796FEF796
  • Transparent FFF9A8FFF9A8
  • Transparent FFFAB9FFFAB9
  • Transparent FFFBCBFFFBCB
  • Transparent FFFCDCFFFCDC
  • Transparent FFFEEEFFFEEE


  • Transparent E5DB5AE5DB5A
  • Transparent D8D05ED8D05E
  • Transparent CCC463CCC463
  • Transparent BFB968BFB968
  • Transparent B2AE6DB2AE6D
  • Transparent A6A272A6A272
  • Transparent 999776999776
  • Transparent 8D8B7B8D8B7B


  • Transparent CBC240CBC240
  • Transparent B2A938B2A938
  • Transparent 989130989130
  • Transparent 7F79287F7928
  • Transparent 666120666120
  • Transparent 4C49184C4918
  • Transparent 333010333010
  • Transparent 191808191808

Lemon Yellow Color Patterns

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    Lemon Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Lemon Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Yellow Plaid Pattern

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