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Rare Yellow Color

HEX #EAD160 / RGB (234, 209, 96)

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What is Rare Yellow Color?

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Rare Yellow has the hex code #EAD160. The equivalent RGB values are (234, 209, 96), which means it is composed of 43% red, 39% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:11 Y:59 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rare Yellow has a hue of 49°, 59% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Rare Yellow 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 Rare Yellow CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Rare Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#EAD160
RGB Values(234, 209, 96)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 59%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 59%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#152E9F [Egyptian Blue]
Closest Pantone®459 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#6079EA [Blueberry]
Rare Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Luma)#CECECE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E1E1E1

Rare Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EAD160. Complementary color is 6079EA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rare Yellow is Blueberry with the hex code #6079EA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EAD160 color is offered by #6079EA. 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 (EAD160, BEEA60 and EA8C60)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rare Yellow (#EAD160) are Inchworm (#BEEA60) and Big Foot Feet (#EA8C60). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rare 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 (EAD160, 60BEEA and 8C60EA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rare Yellow (#EAD160) are #60BEEA (Blue Jeans) and #8C60EA (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.

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Triadic color palette with (EAD160, 60EAD1 and D160EA)

Triadic Palette

Rare Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #60EAD1 (Turquoise) and #D160EA (Orchid) along with #EAD160 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 (EAD160, 60EAD1, 6079EA and EA6079)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rare Yellow has four colors - #60EAD1 (Turquoise), #6079EA (Blueberry) and #EA6079 (Light Carmine Pink) in addition to the base color (#EAD160). 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 (EAD160, 60EA8C, 6079EA and EA60BE)

Square Palette

Rare Yellow square color palette has #60EA8C (Very Light Malachite Green), #6079EA (Blueberry) and #EA60BE (Hot Pink). 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

Rare Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rare 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 Rare Yellow Color


  • Transparent EEDA80EEDA80
  • Transparent F0DF90F0DF90
  • Transparent F2E3A0F2E3A0
  • Transparent F5E8B0F5E8B0
  • Transparent F7EDBFF7EDBF
  • Transparent F9F1CFF9F1CF
  • Transparent FBF6DFFBF6DF
  • Transparent FDFAEFFDFAEF


  • Transparent D5C166D5C166
  • Transparent CAB96ACAB96A
  • Transparent C0B16DC0B16D
  • Transparent B5A970B5A970
  • Transparent AAA073AAA073
  • Transparent A09876A09876
  • Transparent 95907A95907A
  • Transparent 8B887D8B887D


  • Transparent BBA74DBBA74D
  • Transparent A49243A49243
  • Transparent 8C7D3A8C7D3A
  • Transparent 756930756930
  • Transparent 5E54265E5426
  • Transparent 463F1D463F1D
  • Transparent 2F2A132F2A13
  • Transparent 17150A17150A

Rare Yellow Color Patterns

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    Rare Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Rare Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Rare Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Rare Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rare Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rare Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rare Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rare Yellow Plaid Pattern

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