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Moonlight Yellow Color

HEX #E1C38B / RGB (225, 195, 139)

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What is Moonlight Yellow Color?

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Moonlight Yellow has the hex code #E1C38B. The equivalent RGB values are (225, 195, 139), which means it is composed of 40% red, 35% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:38 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, Moonlight Yellow has a hue of 39°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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.

Moonlight Yellow is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 085 80 30. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Moonlight Yellow color hex code is #E1C38B which can be used along with RGB (225, 195, 139) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Moonlight Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#E1C38B
RGB Values(225, 195, 139)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 38%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 38%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#1E3C74 [Indigo (Rainbow)]
Closest Pantone®720 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#8BA9E1 [Light Cobalt Blue]
Moonlight Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Moonlight Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E1C38B. Complementary color is 8BA9E1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Moonlight Yellow is Light Cobalt Blue with the hex code #8BA9E1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E1C38B color is offered by #8BA9E1. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (E1C38B, D4E18B and E1988B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Moonlight Yellow (#E1C38B) are Medium Spring Bud (#D4E18B) and Ruddy Pink (#E1988B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Moonlight 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (E1C38B, 8BD4E1 and 988BE1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Moonlight Yellow (#E1C38B) are #8BD4E1 (Sky Blue) and #988BE1 (Medium 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.

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Triadic color palette with (E1C38B, 8BE1C3 and C38BE1)

Triadic Palette

Moonlight Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8BE1C3 (Pearl Aqua) and #C38BE1 (Bright Lavender) along with #E1C38B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (E1C38B, 8BE1C3, 8BA9E1 and E18BA9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Moonlight Yellow has four colors - #8BE1C3 (Pearl Aqua), #8BA9E1 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #E18BA9 (Charm Pink) in addition to the base color (#E1C38B). 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.

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Square color palette with (E1C38B, 8BE198, 8BA9E1 and E18BD4)

Square Palette

Moonlight Yellow square color palette has #8BE198 (Light Green), #8BA9E1 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #E18BD4 (Orchid (Crayola)). 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.

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Rainbow color

Moonlight Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Moonlight 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Moonlight Yellow Color


  • Transparent E7CFA2E7CFA2
  • Transparent EAD5AEEAD5AE
  • Transparent EDDBB9EDDBB9
  • Transparent F0E1C5F0E1C5
  • Transparent F3E7D1F3E7D1
  • Transparent F6EDDCF6EDDC
  • Transparent F9F3E8F9F3E8
  • Transparent FCF9F3FCF9F3


  • Transparent CEB689CEB689
  • Transparent C4AF88C4AF88
  • Transparent BAA887BAA887
  • Transparent B1A286B1A286
  • Transparent A79B84A79B84
  • Transparent 9D94839D9483
  • Transparent 938D82938D82
  • Transparent 8A87818A8781


  • Transparent B49C6FB49C6F
  • Transparent 9E89619E8961
  • Transparent 877553877553
  • Transparent 716246716246
  • Transparent 5A4E385A4E38
  • Transparent 443B2A443B2A
  • Transparent 2D271C2D271C
  • Transparent 17140E17140E

Moonlight Yellow Color Patterns

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    Moonlight Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Moonlight Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonlight Yellow Plaid Pattern

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