Metallic Yellow

HEX #F5D21F / RGB (245, 210, 31)

What is Metallic Yellow Color?

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Metallic Yellow has the hex code #F5D21F. The equivalent RGB values are (245, 210, 31), which means it is composed of 50% red, 43% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:87 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, Metallic Yellow has a hue of 50°, 87% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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.

Metallic Yellow color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, metallic 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.

Metallic Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F5D21F
RGB Values(245, 210, 31)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 87%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(50°, 87%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#0A2DE0 [Bluebonnet]
Closest Pantone®115 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#1F42F5 [Palatinate Blue]
Metallic Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C9C9C9
Weighted Average (Luma)#CDCDCD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Metallic Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F5D21F. Complementary color is 1F42F5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Metallic Yellow is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #1F42F5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F5D21F color is offered by #1F42F5. 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 (F5D21F, ADF51F and F5671F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Metallic Yellow (#F5D21F) are Green-Yellow (#ADF51F) and Orange-Red (#F5671F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Metallic 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 (F5D21F, 1FADF5 and 671FF5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Metallic Yellow (#F5D21F) are #1FADF5 (Button Blue) and #671FF5 (Han Purple). 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 (F5D21F, 1FF5D2 and D21FF5)

Triadic Palette

Metallic Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1FF5D2 (Bright Turquoise) and #D21FF5 (Vivid Orchid) along with #F5D21F 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 (F5D21F, 1FF5D2, 1F42F5 and F51F42)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Metallic Yellow has four colors - #1FF5D2 (Bright Turquoise), #1F42F5 (Palatinate Blue) and #F51F42 (Red (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#F5D21F). 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 (F5D21F, 1FF567, 1F42F5 and F51FAD)

Square Palette

Metallic Yellow square color palette has #1FF567 (Malachite), #1F42F5 (Palatinate Blue) and #F51FAD (Persian 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

Metallic Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Metallic 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 Metallic Yellow Color


  • Transparent F7DB4C#F7DB4C
  • Transparent F8E062#F8E062
  • Transparent F9E479#F9E479
  • Transparent FAE98F#FAE98F
  • Transparent FBEDA5#FBEDA5
  • Transparent FCF2BC#FCF2BC
  • Transparent FDF6D2#FDF6D2
  • Transparent FEFBE9#FEFBE9


  • Transparent DEC232#DEC232
  • Transparent D2B93C#D2B93C
  • Transparent C6B146#C6B146
  • Transparent BBA950#BBA950
  • Transparent AFA159#AFA159
  • Transparent A39963#A39963
  • Transparent 97906D#97906D
  • Transparent 8C8876#8C8876


  • Transparent C4A819#C4A819
  • Transparent AC9316#AC9316
  • Transparent 937E13#937E13
  • Transparent 7B6910#7B6910
  • Transparent 62540C#62540C
  • Transparent 4A3F09#4A3F09
  • Transparent 312A06#312A06
  • Transparent 191503#191503

Metallic Yellow Color Patterns

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    Metallic Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Metallic Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Metallic Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Metallic Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Metallic Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Yellow Plaid Pattern

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