Sunset Gold

HEX #E8B319 / RGB (232, 179, 25)

Clouds in the sunset

What is Sunset Gold Color?

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Sunset Gold has the hex code #E8B319. The equivalent RGB values are (232, 179, 25), which means it is composed of 53% red, 41% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:23 Y:89 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sunset Gold has a hue of 45°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Sunset gold is named after the beautiful yellow color of the sky with clouds at the time of sunset. It can be applied to a web page with HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values.

Sunset Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#E8B319
RGB Values(232, 179, 25)
CMYK Values(0%, 23%, 89%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(45°, 89%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#174CE6 [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#194EE8 [Palatinate Blue]
Sunset Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Sunset Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E8B319. Complementary color is 194EE8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sunset Gold is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #194EE8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E8B319 color is offered by #194EE8. 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 (E8B319, B6E819 and E84C19)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sunset Gold (#E8B319) are Bitter Lemon (#B6E819) and Flame (#E84C19). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sunset Gold 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 (E8B319, 19B6E8 and 4B19E8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sunset Gold (#E8B319) are #19B6E8 (Battery Charged Blue) and #4B19E8 (Han Purple). 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 (E8B319, 19E8B3 and B319E8)

Triadic Palette

Sunset Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #19E8B3 (Medium Spring Green) and #B319E8 (Vivid Mulberry) along with #E8B319 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 (E8B319, 19E8B3, 194EE8 and E8194E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sunset Gold has four colors - #19E8B3 (Medium Spring Green), #194EE8 (Palatinate Blue) and #E8194E (Spanish Crimson) in addition to the base color (#E8B319). 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 (E8B319, 19E84B, 194EE8 and E819B6)

Square Palette

Sunset Gold square color palette has #19E84B (Malachite), #194EE8 (Palatinate Blue) and #E819B6 (Shocking 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

Sunset Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sunset Gold 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 Sunset Gold Color


  • Transparent EDC247#EDC247
  • Transparent EFCA5E#EFCA5E
  • Transparent F1D175#F1D175
  • Transparent F4D98C#F4D98C
  • Transparent F6E1A3#F6E1A3
  • Transparent F8E8BA#F8E8BA
  • Transparent FAF0D1#FAF0D1
  • Transparent FDF7E8#FDF7E8


  • Transparent D3A92E#D3A92E
  • Transparent C9A438#C9A438
  • Transparent BE9F42#BE9F42
  • Transparent B49A4D#B49A4D
  • Transparent AA9457#AA9457
  • Transparent 9F8F61#9F8F61
  • Transparent 958A6B#958A6B
  • Transparent 8A8576#8A8576


  • Transparent BA8F14#BA8F14
  • Transparent A27D12#A27D12
  • Transparent 8B6B0F#8B6B0F
  • Transparent 745A0D#745A0D
  • Transparent 5D480A#5D480A
  • Transparent 463608#463608
  • Transparent 2E2405#2E2405
  • Transparent 171203#171203

Sunset Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunset Gold Plaid Pattern

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