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Sun Yellow Color

HEX #ABCEBA / RGB (171, 206, 186)

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What is Sun Yellow Color?

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Sun Yellow has the hex code #ABCEBA. The equivalent RGB values are (171, 206, 186), which means it is composed of 30% red, 37% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:17 M:0 Y:10 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sun Yellow has a hue of 146°, 17% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

Sun Yellow is an RAL Design color with the number 160 80 15. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Sun Yellow hex code is #ABCEBA with equivalent RGB (171, 206, 186). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Sun Yellow Color Codes

RGB Values(171, 206, 186)
CMYK Values(17%, 0%, 10%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(146°, 17%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#543145 [Dark Puce]
Closest Pantone®559 C
Closest RAL6019 [Pastel green]
Complementary Color#CEABBF [Lilac]
Sun Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Sun Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ABCEBA. Complementary color is CEABBF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sun Yellow is Lilac with the hex code #CEABBF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ABCEBA color is offered by #CEABBF. 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 (ABCEBA, ABCECC and AECEAB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sun Yellow (#ABCEBA) are Pastel Blue (#ABCECC) and Cambridge Blue (#AECEAB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sun 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 (ABCEBA, CCABCE and CEABAE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sun Yellow (#ABCEBA) are #CCABCE (Lilac) and #CEABAE (Silver Pink). 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 (ABCEBA, BAABCE and CEBAAB)

Triadic Palette

Sun Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BAABCE (Lilac) and #CEBAAB (Dark Vanilla) along with #ABCEBA 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 (ABCEBA, BAABCE, CEABBF and BFCEAB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sun Yellow has four colors - #BAABCE (Lilac), #CEABBF (Lilac) and #BFCEAB (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#ABCEBA). 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 (ABCEBA, ABAECE, CEABBF and CECCAB)

Square Palette

Sun Yellow square color palette has #ABAECE (Wild Blue Yonder), #CEABBF (Lilac) and #CECCAB (Dark Vanilla). 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

Sun Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sun 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 Sun Yellow Color


  • Transparent BCD8C8BCD8C8
  • Transparent C4DDCFC4DDCF
  • Transparent CDE2D6CDE2D6
  • Transparent D5E7DDD5E7DD
  • Transparent DDEBE3DDEBE3
  • Transparent E6F0EAE6F0EA
  • Transparent EEF5F1EEF5F1
  • Transparent F7FAF8F7FAF8


  • Transparent A2BEAEA2BEAE
  • Transparent 9EB7A99EB7A9
  • Transparent 9AAFA39AAFA3
  • Transparent 96A79D96A79D
  • Transparent 919F97919F97
  • Transparent 8D97918D9791
  • Transparent 89908C89908C
  • Transparent 848886848886


  • Transparent 89A59589A595
  • Transparent 789082789082
  • Transparent 677C70677C70
  • Transparent 56675D56675D
  • Transparent 44524A44524A
  • Transparent 333E38333E38
  • Transparent 222925222925
  • Transparent 111513111513

Sun Yellow Color Patterns

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    Sun Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Sun Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sun Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sun Yellow Plaid Pattern

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