Pale Goldenrod

HEX #EEE8AA / RGB (238, 232, 170)

Goldenrod plant

What is Pale Goldenrod Color?

Pale Goldenrod (Hex code: EEE8AA) Thumbnail

Pale Goldenrod has the hex code #EEE8AA. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 232, 170), which means it is composed of 37% red, 36% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:29 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pale Goldenrod has a hue of 55°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Pale Goldenrod is a web color and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name - "PaleGoldenrod" - in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Pale Goldenrod Color Codes

Hex Code#EEE8AA
RGB Values(238, 232, 170)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 29%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(55°, 29%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF99
Inverse Color#111755 [Space Cadet]
Closest Pantone®7499 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#AAB0EE [Maximum Blue Purple]
Pale Goldenrod Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Luma)#E5E5E5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Pale Goldenrod Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EEE8AA. Complementary color is AAB0EE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Goldenrod is Maximum Blue Purple with the hex code #AAB0EE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EEE8AA color is offered by #AAB0EE. 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 (EEE8AA, D2EEAA and EEC6AA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Goldenrod (#EEE8AA) are Menthol (#D2EEAA) and Desert Sand (#EEC6AA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Goldenrod 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 (EEE8AA, AAD2EE and C6AAEE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Goldenrod (#EEE8AA) are #AAD2EE (Pale Cornflower Blue) and #C6AAEE (Bright Ube). 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 (EEE8AA, AAEEE8 and E8AAEE)

Triadic Palette

Pale Goldenrod triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AAEEE8 (Pale Blue) and #E8AAEE (Rich Brilliant Lavender) along with #EEE8AA 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 (EEE8AA, AAEEE8, AAB0EE and EEAAB0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Goldenrod has four colors - #AAEEE8 (Pale Blue), #AAB0EE (Maximum Blue Purple) and #EEAAB0 (Pale Chestnut) in addition to the base color (#EEE8AA). 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 (EEE8AA, AAEEC6, AAB0EE and EEAAD2)

Square Palette

Pale Goldenrod square color palette has #AAEEC6 (Magic Mint), #AAB0EE (Maximum Blue Purple) and #EEAAD2 (Pink Pearl). 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

Pale Goldenrod Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Goldenrod 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 Pale Goldenrod Color


  • Transparent F1EDBB#F1EDBB
  • Transparent F3EFC4#F3EFC4
  • Transparent F5F1CC#F5F1CC
  • Transparent F7F4D5#F7F4D5
  • Transparent F8F6DD#F8F6DD
  • Transparent FAF8E6#FAF8E6
  • Transparent FCFAEE#FCFAEE
  • Transparent FDFDF7#FDFDF7


  • Transparent D8D3A2#D8D3A2
  • Transparent CDC99D#CDC99D
  • Transparent C2BE99#C2BE99
  • Transparent B7B495#B7B495
  • Transparent ACAA91#ACAA91
  • Transparent A19F8D#A19F8D
  • Transparent 969588#969588
  • Transparent 8B8A84#8B8A84


  • Transparent BEBA88#BEBA88
  • Transparent A7A277#A7A277
  • Transparent 8F8B66#8F8B66
  • Transparent 777455#777455
  • Transparent 5F5D44#5F5D44
  • Transparent 474633#474633
  • Transparent 302E22#302E22
  • Transparent 181711#181711

Pale Goldenrod Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Goldenrod Plaid Pattern

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