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Shocking Yellow Color

HEX #F2F600 / RGB (242, 246, 0)

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What is Shocking Yellow Color?

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Shocking Yellow has the hex code #F2F600. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 246, 0), which means it is composed of 50% red, 50% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:100 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, Shocking Yellow has a hue of 61°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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.

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

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Shocking Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F2F600
RGB Values(242, 246, 0)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 100%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(61°, 100%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF00
Inverse Color#0D09FF [Blue]
Closest Pantone®3945 C
Closest RAL1026 [Luminous yellow]
Complementary Color#0400F6 [Blue]
Shocking Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Luma)#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Shocking Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2F600. Complementary color is 0400F6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Shocking Yellow is Blue with the hex code #0400F6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2F600 color is offered by #0400F6. 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 (F2F600, 77F600 and F67F00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Shocking Yellow (#F2F600) are Lawn Green (#77F600) and University Of Tennessee Orange (#F67F00). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Shocking 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 (F2F600, 0077F6 and 7F00F6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Shocking Yellow (#F2F600) are #0077F6 (Brandeis Blue) and #7F00F6 (Violet (Color Wheel)). 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 (F2F600, 00F2F6 and F600F2)

Triadic Palette

Shocking Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00F2F6 (Turquoise Blue) and #F600F2 (Fuchsia) along with #F2F600 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 (F2F600, 00F2F6, 0400F6 and F60400)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Shocking Yellow has four colors - #00F2F6 (Turquoise Blue), #0400F6 (Blue) and #F60400 (Candy Apple Red) in addition to the base color (#F2F600). 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 (F2F600, 00F67F, 0400F6 and F60077)

Square Palette

Shocking Yellow square color palette has #00F67F (Guppie Green), #0400F6 (Blue) and #F60077 (Winter Sky). 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

Shocking Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Shocking 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.

F2F600 1FF600 00F6B4 0065F6 6E00F6 F600AC F62700

Tints, Tones & Shades of Shocking Yellow Color


  • Transparent F5F833F5F833
  • Transparent F6F94DF6F94D
  • Transparent F7FA66F7FA66
  • Transparent F9FB80F9FB80
  • Transparent FAFB99FAFB99
  • Transparent FBFCB3FBFCB3
  • Transparent FCFDCCFCFDCC
  • Transparent FEFEE6FEFEE6


  • Transparent DBDE1ADBDE1A
  • Transparent D0D326D0D326
  • Transparent C4C733C4C733
  • Transparent B9BB40B9BB40
  • Transparent AEAF4DAEAF4D
  • Transparent A2A35AA2A35A
  • Transparent 979866979866
  • Transparent 8B8C738B8C73


  • Transparent C2C500C2C500
  • Transparent A9AC00A9AC00
  • Transparent 919400919400
  • Transparent 797B00797B00
  • Transparent 616200616200
  • Transparent 494A00494A00
  • Transparent 303100303100
  • Transparent 181900181900

Shocking Yellow Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Shocking Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Yellow Plaid Pattern

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