Light Mustard

HEX #EEDD62 / RGB (238, 221, 98)

Mustard in a small cup

What is Light Mustard Color?

Light Mustard (Hex code: EEDD62) Thumbnail

Light Mustard has the hex code #EEDD62. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 221, 98), which means it is composed of 43% red, 40% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:7 Y:59 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Mustard has a hue of 53°, 59% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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 Mustard color is included in the Printer Working Group (PWG) list which itself is derived from the X11 list. You can use this color in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. The name of the color is from the flowers of the mustard plant or the condiment produced by the seeds.

Light Mustard Color Codes

Hex Code#EEDD62
RGB Values(238, 221, 98)
CMYK Values(0%, 7%, 59%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(53°, 59%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#11229D [Indigo Dye]
Closest Pantone®127 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#6273EE [Very Light Blue]
Light Mustard Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Luma)#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E5E5E5

Light Mustard Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EEDD62. Complementary color is 6273EE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Mustard is Very Light Blue with the hex code #6273EE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EEDD62 color is offered by #6273EE. 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 (EEDD62, B9EE62 and EE9762)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Mustard (#EEDD62) are Inchworm (#B9EE62) and Big Foot Feet (#EE9762). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Mustard 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 (EEDD62, 62B9EE and 9762EE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Mustard (#EEDD62) are #62B9EE (Blue Jeans) and #9762EE (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.

Triadic color palette with (EEDD62, 62EEDD and DD62EE)

Triadic Palette

Light Mustard triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #62EEDD (Sky Blue (Crayola)) and #DD62EE (Heliotrope) along with #EEDD62 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 (EEDD62, 62EEDD, 6273EE and EE6273)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Mustard has four colors - #62EEDD (Sky Blue (Crayola)), #6273EE (Very Light Blue) and #EE6273 (Light Carmine Pink) in addition to the base color (#EEDD62). 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 (EEDD62, 62EE97, 6273EE and EE62B9)

Square Palette

Light Mustard square color palette has #62EE97 (Very Light Malachite Green), #6273EE (Very Light Blue) and #EE62B9 (Hot Pink). 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 Mustard Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Mustard 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 Mustard Color


  • Transparent F1E481#F1E481
  • Transparent F3E791#F3E791
  • Transparent F5EBA1#F5EBA1
  • Transparent F7EEB1#F7EEB1
  • Transparent F8F1C0#F8F1C0
  • Transparent FAF5D0#FAF5D0
  • Transparent FCF8E0#FCF8E0
  • Transparent FDFCEF#FDFCEF


  • Transparent D8CA68#D8CA68
  • Transparent CDC16B#CDC16B
  • Transparent C2B86E#C2B86E
  • Transparent B7AF71#B7AF71
  • Transparent ACA574#ACA574
  • Transparent A19C77#A19C77
  • Transparent 96937A#96937A
  • Transparent 8B897D#8B897D


  • Transparent BEB14E#BEB14E
  • Transparent A79B45#A79B45
  • Transparent 8F853B#8F853B
  • Transparent 776F31#776F31
  • Transparent 5F5827#5F5827
  • Transparent 47421D#47421D
  • Transparent 302C14#302C14
  • Transparent 18160A#18160A

Light Mustard Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mustard Plaid Pattern

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