Light Goldenrod Yellow

HEX #FAFAD2 / RGB (250, 250, 210)

Light Goldenrod Yellow

What is Light Goldenrod Yellow Color?

Light Goldenrod Yellow (Hex code: FAFAD2) Thumbnail

Light Goldenrod Yellow has the hex code #FAFAD2. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 250, 210), which means it is composed of 35% red, 35% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:16 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Goldenrod Yellow has a hue of 60°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 Yellow is a web color and can be used in HTML and CSS by name, “LightGoldenrodYellow”. This is in addition to the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values which you can always use.

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Light Goldenrod Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FAFAD2
RGB Values(250, 250, 210)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 16%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 16%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#05052D [Cetacean Blue]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#D2D2FA [Lavender Blue]
Light Goldenrod Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F6F6F6
Weighted Average (Luma)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F3F3F3

Light Goldenrod Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FAFAD2. Complementary color is D2D2FA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Goldenrod Yellow is Lavender Blue with the hex code #D2D2FA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAFAD2 color is offered by #D2D2FA. 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 (FAFAD2, E6FAD2 and FAE6D2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Goldenrod Yellow (#FAFAD2) are Nyanza (#E6FAD2) and Champagne (#FAE6D2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Goldenrod 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 (FAFAD2, D2E6FA and E6D2FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Goldenrod Yellow (#FAFAD2) are #D2E6FA (Azureish White) and #E6D2FA (Pale 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.

Triadic color palette with (FAFAD2, D2FAFA and FAD2FA)

Triadic Palette

Light Goldenrod Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D2FAFA (Water) and #FAD2FA (Shampoo) along with #FAFAD2 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 (FAFAD2, D2FAFA, D2D2FA and FAD2D2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Goldenrod Yellow has four colors - #D2FAFA (Water), #D2D2FA (Lavender Blue) and #FAD2D2 (Light Red) in addition to the base color (#FAFAD2). 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 (FAFAD2, D2FAE6, D2D2FA and FAD2E6)

Square Palette

Light Goldenrod Yellow square color palette has #D2FAE6 (Aero Blue), #D2D2FA (Lavender Blue) and #FAD2E6 (Classic 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 Goldenrod Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Goldenrod 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Goldenrod Yellow Color


  • Transparent FBFBDB#FBFBDB
  • Transparent FCFCE0#FCFCE0
  • Transparent FCFCE4#FCFCE4
  • Transparent FDFDE9#FDFDE9
  • Transparent FDFDED#FDFDED
  • Transparent FEFEF2#FEFEF2
  • Transparent FEFEF6#FEFEF6
  • Transparent FFFFFB#FFFFFB


  • Transparent E2E2C2#E2E2C2
  • Transparent D5D5B9#D5D5B9
  • Transparent C9C9B1#C9C9B1
  • Transparent BDBDA9#BDBDA9
  • Transparent B1B1A1#B1B1A1
  • Transparent A5A599#A5A599
  • Transparent 989890#989890
  • Transparent 8C8C88#8C8C88


  • Transparent C8C8A8#C8C8A8
  • Transparent AFAF93#AFAF93
  • Transparent 96967E#96967E
  • Transparent 7D7D69#7D7D69
  • Transparent 646454#646454
  • Transparent 4B4B3F#4B4B3F
  • Transparent 32322A#32322A
  • Transparent 191915#191915

Light Goldenrod Yellow Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Goldenrod Yellow Plaid Pattern

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