Psychedelic Yellow

HEX #FFF53D / RGB (255, 245, 61)

What is Psychedelic Yellow Color?

Psychedelic Yellow (Hex code: FFF53D) Thumbnail

Psychedelic Yellow has the hex code #FFF53D. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 245, 61), which means it is composed of 45% red, 44% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:76 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Psychedelic Yellow has a hue of 57°, 76% 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.

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

Psychedelic Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FFF53D
RGB Values(255, 245, 61)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 76%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(57°, 76%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF33
Inverse Color#000AC2 [Medium Blue]
Closest Pantone®101 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#3D47FF [Ultramarine Blue]
Psychedelic Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Luma)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Psychedelic Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFF53D. Complementary color is 3D47FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Psychedelic Yellow is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #3D47FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFF53D color is offered by #3D47FF. 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 (FFF53D, A8FF3D and FF943D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Psychedelic Yellow (#FFF53D) are French Lime (#A8FF3D) and Royal Orange (#FF943D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Psychedelic 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 (FFF53D, 3DA8FF and 943DFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Psychedelic Yellow (#FFF53D) are #3DA8FF (Brilliant Azure) and #943DFF (Lavender Indigo). 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 (FFF53D, 3DFFF5 and F53DFF)

Triadic Palette

Psychedelic Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3DFFF5 (Fluorescent Blue) and #F53DFF (Purple Pizzazz) along with #FFF53D 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 (FFF53D, 3DFFF5, 3D47FF and FF3D47)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Psychedelic Yellow has four colors - #3DFFF5 (Fluorescent Blue), #3D47FF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3D47 (Red Salsa) in addition to the base color (#FFF53D). 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 (FFF53D, 3DFF94, 3D47FF and FF3DA8)

Square Palette

Psychedelic Yellow square color palette has #3DFF94 (Eucalyptus), #3D47FF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3DA8 (Wild Strawberry). 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

Psychedelic Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Psychedelic 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 Psychedelic Yellow Color


  • Transparent FFF764#FFF764
  • Transparent FFF877#FFF877
  • Transparent FFF98B#FFF98B
  • Transparent FFFA9E#FFFA9E
  • Transparent FFFBB1#FFFBB1
  • Transparent FFFCC5#FFFCC5
  • Transparent FFFDD8#FFFDD8
  • Transparent FFFEEC#FFFEEC


  • Transparent E6DE4A#E6DE4A
  • Transparent D9D251#D9D251
  • Transparent CCC658#CCC658
  • Transparent C0BB5F#C0BB5F
  • Transparent B3AF65#B3AF65
  • Transparent A6A36C#A6A36C
  • Transparent 999773#999773
  • Transparent 8D8C79#8D8C79


  • Transparent CCC431#CCC431
  • Transparent B3AC2B#B3AC2B
  • Transparent 999325#999325
  • Transparent 807B1F#807B1F
  • Transparent 666218#666218
  • Transparent 4D4A12#4D4A12
  • Transparent 33310C#33310C
  • Transparent 1A1906#1A1906

Psychedelic Yellow Color Patterns

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    Psychedelic Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Psychedelic Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Trellis Pattern

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    Psychedelic Yellow Plaid Pattern