Neon Gold

HEX #FFC42E / RGB (255, 196, 46)

What is Neon Gold Color?

Neon Gold (Hex code: FFC42E) Thumbnail

Neon Gold has the hex code #FFC42E. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 196, 46), which means it is composed of 51% red, 39% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:23 Y:82 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Neon Gold has a hue of 43°, 82% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Neon Gold is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the neon gold CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Neon Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#FFC42E
RGB Values(255, 196, 46)
CMYK Values(0%, 23%, 82%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 82%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#003BD1 [Absolute Zero (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®123 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#2E69FF [Blue (Crayola)]
Neon Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Neon Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFC42E. Complementary color is 2E69FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Neon Gold is Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #2E69FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFC42E color is offered by #2E69FF. 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 (FFC42E, D2FF2E and FF5B2E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Neon Gold (#FFC42E) are Arctic Lime (#D2FF2E) and Portland Orange (#FF5B2E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Neon Gold 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 (FFC42E, 2ED2FF and 5C2EFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Neon Gold (#FFC42E) are #2ED2FF (Spiro Disco Ball) and #5C2EFF (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 (FFC42E, 2EFFC4 and C42EFF)

Triadic Palette

Neon Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2EFFC4 (Turquoise) and #C42EFF (Purple (X11)) along with #FFC42E 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 (FFC42E, 2EFFC4, 2E69FF and FF2E69)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Neon Gold has four colors - #2EFFC4 (Turquoise), #2E69FF (Blue (Crayola)) and #FF2E69 (Radical Red) in addition to the base color (#FFC42E). 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 (FFC42E, 2EFF5C, 2E69FF and FF2ED2)

Square Palette

Neon Gold square color palette has #2EFF5C (Malachite), #2E69FF (Blue (Crayola)) and #FF2ED2 (Razzle Dazzle 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

Neon Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Neon Gold 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 Neon Gold Color


  • Transparent FFD058#FFD058
  • Transparent FFD66D#FFD66D
  • Transparent FFDC82#FFDC82
  • Transparent FFE297#FFE297
  • Transparent FFE7AB#FFE7AB
  • Transparent FFEDC0#FFEDC0
  • Transparent FFF3D5#FFF3D5
  • Transparent FFF9EA#FFF9EA


  • Transparent E6B63E#E6B63E
  • Transparent D9B047#D9B047
  • Transparent CCA94F#CCA94F
  • Transparent C0A257#C0A257
  • Transparent B39B5F#B39B5F
  • Transparent A69467#A69467
  • Transparent 998E70#998E70
  • Transparent 8D8778#8D8778


  • Transparent CC9D25#CC9D25
  • Transparent B38920#B38920
  • Transparent 99761C#99761C
  • Transparent 806217#806217
  • Transparent 664E12#664E12
  • Transparent 4D3B0E#4D3B0E
  • Transparent 332709#332709
  • Transparent 1A1405#1A1405

Neon Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neon Gold Plaid Pattern