Light Canary Yellow Color

HEX #FFEC96 / RGB (255, 236, 150)

Canary bird flying

What is Light Canary Yellow Color?

Light Canary Yellow (Hex code: FFEC96) Thumbnail

Light Canary Yellow has the hex code #FFEC96. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 236, 150), which means it is composed of 40% red, 37% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:41 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Canary Yellow has a hue of 49°, 41% 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.

Light Canary Yellow is a light yellow color named after the canary bird. For HTML, CSS and web applications, use the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color codes.

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Light Canary Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FFEC96
RGB Values(255, 236, 150)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 41%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 41%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF99
Inverse Color#001369 [Dark Imperial Blue]
Closest Pantone®600 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#96A9FF [Jordy Blue]
Light Canary Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E8E8E8
Weighted Average (Luma)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Light Canary Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFEC96. Complementary color is 96A9FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Canary Yellow is Jordy Blue with the hex code #96A9FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFEC96 color is offered by #96A9FF. 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 (FFEC96, DEFF96 and FFB896)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Canary Yellow (#FFEC96) are Mindaro (#DEFF96) and Macaroni And Cheese (#FFB896). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Canary 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFEC96, 96DEFF and B896FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Canary Yellow (#FFEC96) are #96DEFF (Winter Wizard) and #B896FF (Pale Violet). 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 (FFEC96, 96FFEC and EC96FF)

Triadic Palette

Light Canary Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #96FFEC (Waterspout) and #EC96FF (Rich Brilliant Lavender) along with #FFEC96 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 (FFEC96, 96FFEC, 96A9FF and FF96A9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Canary Yellow has four colors - #96FFEC (Waterspout), #96A9FF (Jordy Blue) and #FF96A9 (Salmon Pink) in addition to the base color (#FFEC96). 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.

Square color palette with (FFEC96, 96FFB8, 96A9FF and FF96DE)

Square Palette

Light Canary Yellow square color palette has #96FFB8 (Teal Deer), #96A9FF (Jordy Blue) and #FF96DE (Lavender 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.

Rainbow color

Light Canary Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Canary 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.

FFEC96 B8FF96 96FFCE 96D6FF B096FF FF96F4 FF969A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Canary Yellow Color


  • Transparent FFF0ABFFF0AB
  • Transparent FFF2B6FFF2B6
  • Transparent FFF4C0FFF4C0
  • Transparent FFF6CBFFF6CB
  • Transparent FFF7D5FFF7D5
  • Transparent FFF9E0FFF9E0
  • Transparent FFFBEAFFFBEA
  • Transparent FFFDF5FFFDF5


  • Transparent E6D692E6D692
  • Transparent D9CC8FD9CC8F
  • Transparent CCC18DCCC18D
  • Transparent C0B68BC0B68B
  • Transparent B3AB89B3AB89
  • Transparent A6A087A6A087
  • Transparent 999684999684
  • Transparent 8D8B828D8B82


  • Transparent CCBD78CCBD78
  • Transparent B3A569B3A569
  • Transparent 998E5A998E5A
  • Transparent 80764B80764B
  • Transparent 665E3C665E3C
  • Transparent 4D472D4D472D
  • Transparent 332F1E332F1E
  • Transparent 1A180F1A180F

Light Canary Yellow Color Patterns

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    Light Canary Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Light Canary Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Canary Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Canary Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Canary Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Light Canary Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Canary Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Canary Yellow Plaid Pattern

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