Light Yellow (Traditional)

HEX #F7F1AF / RGB (247, 241, 175)

What is Light Yellow (Traditional) Color?

Light Yellow (Traditional) (Hex code: F7F1AF) Thumbnail

Light Yellow (Traditional) has the hex code #F7F1AF. The equivalent RGB values are (247, 241, 175), which means it is composed of 37% red, 36% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:29 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Yellow (Traditional) has a hue of 55°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
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 Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, light yellow can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Light Yellow (Traditional) Color Codes

Hex Code#F7F1AF
RGB Values(247, 241, 175)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 29%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(55°, 29%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF99
Inverse Color#080E50 [Cetacean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7499 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#AFB5F7 [Maximum Blue Purple]
Light Yellow (Traditional) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DDDDDD
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ECECEC
Weighted Average (Luma)#EEEEEE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EFEFEF

Light Yellow (Traditional) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F7F1AF. Complementary color is AFB5F7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Yellow (Traditional) is Maximum Blue Purple with the hex code #AFB5F7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F7F1AF color is offered by #AFB5F7. 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 (F7F1AF, D9F7AF and F7CDAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Yellow (Traditional) (#F7F1AF) are Tea Green (#D9F7AF) and Apricot (#F7CDAF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Yellow (Traditional) 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 (F7F1AF, AFD9F7 and CDAFF7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Yellow (Traditional) (#F7F1AF) are #AFD9F7 (Pale Cornflower Blue) and #CDAFF7 (Mauve). 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 (F7F1AF, AFF7F1 and F1AFF7)

Triadic Palette

Light Yellow (Traditional) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFF7F1 (Pale Blue) and #F1AFF7 (Rich Brilliant Lavender) along with #F7F1AF 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 (F7F1AF, AFF7F1, AFB5F7 and F7AFB5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Yellow (Traditional) has four colors - #AFF7F1 (Pale Blue), #AFB5F7 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #F7AFB5 (Melon) in addition to the base color (#F7F1AF). 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 (F7F1AF, AFF7CD, AFB5F7 and F7AFD9)

Square Palette

Light Yellow (Traditional) square color palette has #AFF7CD (Magic Mint), #AFB5F7 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #F7AFD9 (Lavender 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 Yellow (Traditional) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Yellow (Traditional) 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 Yellow (Traditional) Color


  • Transparent F9F4BF#F9F4BF
  • Transparent F9F5C7#F9F5C7
  • Transparent FAF7CF#FAF7CF
  • Transparent FBF8D7#FBF8D7
  • Transparent FCF9DF#FCF9DF
  • Transparent FDFBE7#FDFBE7
  • Transparent FDFCEF#FDFCEF
  • Transparent FEFEF7#FEFEF7


  • Transparent DFDAA6#DFDAA6
  • Transparent D3CFA1#D3CFA1
  • Transparent C7C49C#C7C49C
  • Transparent BCB998#BCB998
  • Transparent B0AD93#B0AD93
  • Transparent A4A28E#A4A28E
  • Transparent 989789#989789
  • Transparent 8C8B85#8C8B85


  • Transparent C6C18C#C6C18C
  • Transparent ADA97B#ADA97B
  • Transparent 949169#949169
  • Transparent 7C7958#7C7958
  • Transparent 636046#636046
  • Transparent 4A4835#4A4835
  • Transparent 313023#313023
  • Transparent 191812#191812

Light Yellow (Traditional) Color Patterns

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Gingham Checks

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Leaves Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Trellis Pattern

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    Light Yellow (Traditional) Plaid Pattern