Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color

HEX #FFEC8B / RGB (255, 236, 139)

Goldenrod Branch with Yellow Flowers

What is Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color?

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Light Goldenrod (PWG) has the hex code #FFEC8B. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 236, 139), which means it is composed of 40% red, 37% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:46 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Goldenrod (PWG) has a hue of 50°, 45% 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 Goldenrod is a light yellow-orangish color included in the Printer Working Group (PWG) list. It can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB and/or HSL color values. The name of the color is from the goldenrod plant whose flowers are of this hue.

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Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color Codes

Hex Code#FFEC8B
RGB Values(255, 236, 139)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 46%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(50°, 45%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF99
Inverse Color#001374 [Dark Imperial Blue]
Closest Pantone®1205 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#8B9EFF [Jordy Blue]
Light Goldenrod (PWG) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D2D2D2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E7E7E7
Weighted Average (Luma)#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFEC8B. Complementary color is 8B9EFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Goldenrod (PWG) is Jordy Blue with the hex code #8B9EFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFEC8B color is offered by #8B9EFF. 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 (FFEC8B, D8FF8B and FFB28B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Goldenrod (PWG) (#FFEC8B) are Mindaro (#D8FF8B) and Macaroni And Cheese (#FFB28B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Goldenrod (PWG) 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 (FFEC8B, 8BD8FF and B28BFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Goldenrod (PWG) (#FFEC8B) are #8BD8FF (Pale Cyan) and #B28BFF (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 (FFEC8B, 8BFFEC and EC8BFF)

Triadic Palette

Light Goldenrod (PWG) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8BFFEC (Electric Blue) and #EC8BFF (Lavender Magenta) along with #FFEC8B 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 (FFEC8B, 8BFFEC, 8B9EFF and FF8B9E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Goldenrod (PWG) has four colors - #8BFFEC (Electric Blue), #8B9EFF (Jordy Blue) and #FF8B9E (Salmon Pink) in addition to the base color (#FFEC8B). 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 (FFEC8B, 8BFFB2, 8B9EFF and FF8BD8)

Square Palette

Light Goldenrod (PWG) square color palette has #8BFFB2 (Teal Deer), #8B9EFF (Jordy Blue) and #FF8BD8 (Princess Perfume). 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 Goldenrod (PWG) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Goldenrod (PWG) 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color


  • Transparent FFF0A2FFF0A2
  • Transparent FFF2AEFFF2AE
  • Transparent FFF4B9FFF4B9
  • Transparent FFF6C5FFF6C5
  • Transparent FFF7D1FFF7D1
  • Transparent FFF9DCFFF9DC
  • Transparent FFFBE8FFFBE8
  • Transparent FFFDF3FFFDF3


  • Transparent E6D689E6D689
  • Transparent D9CC88D9CC88
  • Transparent CCC187CCC187
  • Transparent C0B686C0B686
  • Transparent B3AB84B3AB84
  • Transparent A6A083A6A083
  • Transparent 999682999682
  • Transparent 8D8B818D8B81


  • Transparent CCBD6FCCBD6F
  • Transparent B3A561B3A561
  • Transparent 998E53998E53
  • Transparent 807646807646
  • Transparent 665E38665E38
  • Transparent 4D472A4D472A
  • Transparent 332F1C332F1C
  • Transparent 1A180E1A180E

Light Goldenrod (PWG) Color Patterns

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    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod (PWG) Plaid Pattern

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