Warm Golden Yellow

HEX #EEC61F / RGB (238, 198, 31)

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What is Warm Golden Yellow Color?

Warm Golden Yellow (Hex code: EEC61F) Thumbnail

Warm Golden Yellow has the hex code #EEC61F. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 198, 31), which means it is composed of 51% red, 42% green and 7% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:87 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Warm Golden Yellow has a hue of 48°, 87% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Warm Golden 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Warm Golden Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#EEC61F
RGB Values(238, 198, 31)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 87%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 87%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#1139E0 [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#1F47EE [Palatinate Blue]
Warm Golden Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Warm Golden Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EEC61F. Complementary color is 1F47EE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Warm Golden Yellow is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #1F47EE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EEC61F color is offered by #1F47EE. 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 (EEC61F, AFEE1F and EE5E1F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Warm Golden Yellow (#EEC61F) are Green Lizard (#AFEE1F) and Halloween Orange (#EE5E1F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Warm Golden 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 (EEC61F, 1FAFEE and 5F1FEE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Warm Golden Yellow (#EEC61F) are #1FAFEE (Button Blue) and #5F1FEE (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 (EEC61F, 1FEEC6 and C61FEE)

Triadic Palette

Warm Golden Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1FEEC6 (Bright Turquoise) and #C61FEE (Vivid Mulberry) along with #EEC61F 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 (EEC61F, 1FEEC6, 1F47EE and EE1F47)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Warm Golden Yellow has four colors - #1FEEC6 (Bright Turquoise), #1F47EE (Palatinate Blue) and #EE1F47 (Red (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#EEC61F). 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 (EEC61F, 1FEE5F, 1F47EE and EE1FAF)

Square Palette

Warm Golden Yellow square color palette has #1FEE5F (Malachite), #1F47EE (Palatinate Blue) and #EE1FAF (Persian Rose). 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

Warm Golden Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Warm Golden 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 Warm Golden Yellow Color


  • Transparent F1D14C#F1D14C
  • Transparent F3D762#F3D762
  • Transparent F5DD79#F5DD79
  • Transparent F7E38F#F7E38F
  • Transparent F8E8A5#F8E8A5
  • Transparent FAEEBC#FAEEBC
  • Transparent FCF4D2#FCF4D2
  • Transparent FDF9E9#FDF9E9


  • Transparent D8B832#D8B832
  • Transparent CDB13C#CDB13C
  • Transparent C2AA46#C2AA46
  • Transparent B7A350#B7A350
  • Transparent AC9C59#AC9C59
  • Transparent A19563#A19563
  • Transparent 968E6D#968E6D
  • Transparent 8B8776#8B8776


  • Transparent BE9E19#BE9E19
  • Transparent A78B16#A78B16
  • Transparent 8F7713#8F7713
  • Transparent 776310#776310
  • Transparent 5F4F0C#5F4F0C
  • Transparent 473B09#473B09
  • Transparent 302806#302806
  • Transparent 181403#181403

Warm Golden Yellow Color Patterns

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    Warm Golden Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Golden Yellow Plaid Pattern

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