Luminous Yellow (RAL)

HEX #FFFF00 / RGB (255, 255, 0)

Explosion light effect

What is Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color?

Luminous Yellow (RAL) (Hex code: FFFF00) Thumbnail

Luminous Yellow (RAL) color hex code is #FFFF00 and RGB (255, 255, 0). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 60°, saturation of 100% and a brightness of 100%. The CMYK values of Luminous Yellow (RAL) are C:0 M:0 Y:100 K:0.

Luminous yellow comes from RAL Classic list where it is numbered 1026. The RAL matching system is popular in several European countries including Germany, France and Italy. Luminous yellow is not part of the web colors list and, thus, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name, though, it can be applied to web pages via its hex, RGB and/or HSL codes.
Please note: The CMYK color values mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#FFFF00
RGB Values(255, 255, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF00
Inverse Color#0000FF [Blue]
Closest Pantone®803 C
Complementary Color#0000FF [Blue]
Luminous Yellow (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AAAAAA
Desaturated#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Luma)#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EFEFEF

Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFFF00. Complementary color is 0000FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Luminous Yellow (RAL) is Blue with the hex code #0000FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFF00 color is offered by #0000FF. 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 (FFFF00, 80FF00 and FF8000)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Luminous Yellow (RAL) (#FFFF00) are Chartreuse (Web) (#80FF00) and Orange (Color Wheel) (#FF8000). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Luminous Yellow (RAL) 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 (FFFF00, 0080FF and 8000FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Luminous Yellow (RAL) (#FFFF00) are #0080FF (Azure) and #8000FF (Violet (Color Wheel)). 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 (FFFF00, 00FFFF and FF00FF)

Triadic Palette

Luminous Yellow (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FFFF (Aqua) and #FF00FF (Fuchsia) along with #FFFF00 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 (FFFF00, 00FFFF, 0000FF and FF0000)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Luminous Yellow (RAL) has four colors - #00FFFF (Aqua), #0000FF (Blue) and #FF0000 (Red) in addition to the base color (#FFFF00). 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 (FFFF00, 00FF80, 0000FF and FF0080)

Square Palette

Luminous Yellow (RAL) square color palette has #00FF80 (Guppie Green), #0000FF (Blue) and #FF0080 (Bright 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

Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Luminous Yellow (RAL) 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 Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color

Tints

  • Transparent FFFF33#FFFF33
  • Transparent FFFF4D#FFFF4D
  • Transparent FFFF66#FFFF66
  • Transparent FFFF80#FFFF80
  • Transparent FFFF99#FFFF99
  • Transparent FFFFB3#FFFFB3
  • Transparent FFFFCC#FFFFCC
  • Transparent FFFFE6#FFFFE6

Tones

  • Transparent E6E61A#E6E61A
  • Transparent D9D926#D9D926
  • Transparent CCCC33#CCCC33
  • Transparent C0C040#C0C040
  • Transparent B3B34D#B3B34D
  • Transparent A6A65A#A6A65A
  • Transparent 999966#999966
  • Transparent 8D8D73#8D8D73

Shades

  • Transparent CCCC00#CCCC00
  • Transparent B3B300#B3B300
  • Transparent 999900#999900
  • Transparent 808000#808000
  • Transparent 666600#666600
  • Transparent 4D4D00#4D4D00
  • Transparent 333300#333300
  • Transparent 1A1A00#1A1A00

Luminous Yellow (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Luminous Yellow (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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