Sulfur Yellow

HEX #E8DE35 / RGB (232, 222, 53)

Sulfur Dye Chemical

What is Sulfur Yellow Color?

Sulfur Yellow (Hex code: E8DE35) Thumbnail

Sulfur Yellow color hex code is #E8DE35 and RGB (232, 222, 53). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 57°, saturation of 77% and a brightness of 91%. The CMYK values of Sulfur Yellow are C:0 M:4 Y:77 K:9.

Sulfur yellow is a bright yellow color from the RAL Classic list where it is numbered 1016. The color can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSL and/or hex codes. Please note that the CMYK color values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Sulfur Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#E8DE35
RGB Values(232, 222, 53)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 77%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(57°, 77%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#1721CA [Persian Blue]
Closest Pantone®387 C
Complementary Color#353FE8 [Palatinate Blue]
Sulfur Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CECECE
Weighted Average (Luma)#D4D4D4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E3E3E3

Sulfur Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E8DE35. Complementary color is 353FE8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sulfur Yellow is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #353FE8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E8DE35 color is offered by #353FE8. 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 (E8DE35, 99E835 and E88535)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sulfur Yellow (#E8DE35) are Kiwi (#99E835) and Cadmium Orange (#E88535). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sulfur 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 (E8DE35, 3599E8 and 8535E8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sulfur Yellow (#E8DE35) are #3599E8 (Bleu De France) and #8535E8 (Blue-Violet). 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 (E8DE35, 35E8DE and DE35E8)

Triadic Palette

Sulfur Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #35E8DE (Turquoise) and #DE35E8 (Steel Pink) along with #E8DE35 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 (E8DE35, 35E8DE, 353FE8 and E8353F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sulfur Yellow has four colors - #35E8DE (Turquoise), #353FE8 (Palatinate Blue) and #E8353F (Deep Carmine Pink) in addition to the base color (#E8DE35). 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 (E8DE35, 35E885, 353FE8 and E83599)

Square Palette

Sulfur Yellow square color palette has #35E885 (UFO Green), #353FE8 (Palatinate Blue) and #E83599 (Royal 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.

Rainbow color

Sulfur Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sulfur 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 Sulfur Yellow Color


  • Transparent EDE55D#EDE55D
  • Transparent EFE872#EFE872
  • Transparent F1EB86#F1EB86
  • Transparent F4EF9A#F4EF9A
  • Transparent F6F2AE#F6F2AE
  • Transparent F8F5C2#F8F5C2
  • Transparent FAF8D7#FAF8D7
  • Transparent FDFCEB#FDFCEB


  • Transparent D3CB44#D3CB44
  • Transparent C9C24C#C9C24C
  • Transparent BEB853#BEB853
  • Transparent B4AF5B#B4AF5B
  • Transparent AAA662#AAA662
  • Transparent 9F9C6A#9F9C6A
  • Transparent 959371#959371
  • Transparent 8A8979#8A8979


  • Transparent BAB22A#BAB22A
  • Transparent A29B25#A29B25
  • Transparent 8B8520#8B8520
  • Transparent 746F1B#746F1B
  • Transparent 5D5915#5D5915
  • Transparent 464310#464310
  • Transparent 2E2C0B#2E2C0B
  • Transparent 171605#171605

Sulfur Yellow Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sulfur Yellow Plaid Pattern

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