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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.