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Yellow (RGB) (X11 yellow)

The color box shows the most intense yellow representable in 8-bit RGB color model; yellow is a secondary color in an additive RGB space.
This color is also called color wheel yellow. It is at precisely 60 degrees on the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel. Its complementary color is blue.

yellow (RGB)(X11 yellow)

HSV: (60°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 255, 0)

Process Yellow

Process yellow is not an RGB color, and in the CMYK color model there is no fixed conversion from CMYK primaries to RGB. Different formulations are used for printer's ink, so there can be variations in the printed color that is pure yellow ink.

process yellow

HSV: (56°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 239, 0)

Canary Yellow

Process yellow (also called pigment yellow or printer's yellow), also known as canary yellow, is one of the three colors typically used as subtractive primary colors, along with magenta and cyan. Canary yellow is derived from the colour of an average canary bird, though canaries can vary in colour from dark yellow to light pink.

canary yellow

HSV: (60°, 40%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 255, 153)

Yellow (NCS)

Yellow (NCS)

The color defined as yellow in the NCS or Natural Color System(NCS 0580-Y). The Natural Color System is a color system based on the four unique hues or psychological primary colors red, yellow, green, and blue. The NCS is based on the opponent process theory of vision.
The “Natural Color System” is widely used in Scandinavia.

yellow (NCS) (psychological primary yellow)

HEX: #FFD300
HSV: (50°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 211, 0)

Yellow (Munsell)

The color defined as yellow in the Munsell color system (Munsell 5Y) is shown at apex of color wheel. The Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity), spaced uniformly in three dimensions in the elongated oval at an angle shaped Munsell color solid according to the logarithmic scale which governs human perception. In order for all the colors to be spaced uniformly, it was found necessary to use a color wheel with five primary colors—red, yellow, green, blue, and purple.

yellow (Munsell)

HSV: (51°, 100%, 93%)
RGB: rgb(239, 204, 0)

Yellow (Pantone)

The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended (TPX)" color list, color #C, EC, M, PC, U, or CP—Yellow.

yellow (Pantone)

HSV: (53°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(254, 223, 0)

Yellow (Crayola)

Light greenish yellow.
Yellow was one of the original Crayola colors formulated in 1903.

yellow (Crayola)

HEX: #FCE883
HSV: (50°, 48%, 99%)
RGB: rgb(252, 232, 131)

Light Yellow

Pale yellow green.

light yellow

HSV: (60°, 7%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 255, 224)


Light yellow green, a pale tint of yellow.


HSV: (60°, 20%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 255, 204)

Lemon Chiffon

Lemon chiffon is a color that is reminiscent of the color of lemon chiffon cake.

lemon chiffon

HSV: (54°, 20%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 250, 205)


The color "xanthic" is derived from "xantho" (meaning yellow or golden), from the Ancient Greek ξανθός and "ic" (meaning of or pertaining to), from the Ancient Greek adjectival suffix -ικός.
The color "xanthic" is the color of Xanthine and Xanthate, both of which are xanthic acids.


HSV: (60°, 96%, 93%)
RGB: rgb(238, 237, 9)

Unmellow Yellow

The color unmellow yellow was formulated by Crayola in 1990.
The color "unmellow yellow" is a similar fluorescent yellow to Laser Lemon but the color is brighter. In crayons, the color may appear slightly orange, though the computer display can appear more pale depending on one's monitor.

The color is supposed to be fluorescent, but there is no mechanism to display fluorescence on a flat computer screen.

unmellow yellow

HSV: (60°, 60%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 255, 102)

Lemon (Crayola)

Lemon is a color somewhat resembling yellow and named after the fruit. The color lemon is a representation of the color of the outer skin of a lemon.
The first recorded use of lemon as a color name in English was in 1598.


HSV: (60°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(253, 255, 0)

Maximum Yellow

Maximum yellow was a Crayola crayon color from 1926 to 1944.

maximum yellow

HSV: (60°, 78%, 98%)
RGB: rgb(250, 250, 55)

Mellow Yellow

Mellow yellow was first used as a color name in English in 1948 when it was formulated as one of the colors on the Plochere color list.
The source of this color is the Plochere Color System, a color system formulated in 1948 that is widely used by interior designers.
Donovan's album Mellow Yellow, named after the song "Mellow Yellow", was popular during the Summer of Love in 1967.

mellow yellow

HSV: (47°, 49%, 97%)
RGB: rgb(248, 222, 126)

Royal Yellow

The color royal yellow is a representation of the color of the robes worn by the Emperor of China.
The first recorded use of royal yellow as a color name in English was in 1548. Other names for this color are Chinese yellow and imperial yellow.

royal yellow

HSV: (48°, 62%, 98%)
RGB: rgb(250, 218, 94)

Gold (Golden)

Gold, also called golden, is a yellow-orange color which is a representation of the color of the element gold.
The web color gold (also referred to as orange-yellow) is sometimes referred to as golden to distinguish it from the color metallic gold. The use of gold as a color term in traditional usage is more often applied to the color "metallic gold".
The first recorded uses of golden as a color name in English were in 1300 to refer to the element gold and in 1423 to refer to blonde hair.

gold (Golden)

HEX: #FFD700
HSV: (51°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 215, 0)

Cyber Yellow

Cyber yellow is usually used for stickers.
The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended (TPX)" color list, color 14-0760 TPX—Cyber Yellow.

cyber yellow

HEX: #FFD300
HSV: (50°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 211, 0)

Safety Yellow

Safety yellow is one of the standard high-visibility safety colors defined by ANSI standard Z535, which specifies standards for safety and accident prevention information. It is often used on hazard symbols, warning signs, guard rails, dangerous equipment, and some high-visibility clothing and personal protective equipment. The definition is mirrored in British Standard BS 381C and Australian Standard AS2700 (where it is known as golden yellow). In 1937, it was determined that safety yellow was the best color to be noticed by the human brain; as a result, the paint color of all United States school buses was changed from orange to safety yellow (see also school bus yellow).

safety yellow

HEX: #EED202
HSV: (53°, 99%, 93%)
RGB: rgb(238, 210, 2)

Bright yellow (Crayola)

The color Bright yellow (Crayola). It is the main color on Indian 200-rupee note.

bright yellow (Crayola)

HSV: (37°, 89%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 170, 29)

Greenish Yellow

The color Greenish Yellow. It is the main color on Indian 20-rupee note.

greenish yellow

HSV: (58°, 80%, 66%)
RGB: rgb(238, 234, 98)

Chartreuse yellow

The first recorded use of chartreuse for the color that is now called chartreuse yellow in American English was in 1892.
In the book Color Standards and Color Nomenclature (1912), "Chartreuse Yellow" is listed and illustrated.

chartreuse (Traditional)

HSV: (68°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(223, 255, 0)


The first use in English of the color name mindaro was in 2001, when it was formulated as one of the colors on the Color List.


HEX: #E3F988
HSV: (72°, 45%, 98%)
RGB: rgb(227, 249, 136)


Pear is a desaturated chartreuse yellow color that resembles the color of the exterior surface of Anjou or Bartlett pears.


HEX: #D1E231
HSV: (66°, 78%, 88%)
RGB: rgb(209, 226, 49)


Olive is a dark shade of yellow typically seen on green olives. Shades of olive, such as olive drab or OD green, are frequently used for camouflage, or by the military in general. The complementary color of olive is light blue.


HEX: #808000
HSV: (60°, 100%, 50%)
RGB: rgb(128, 128, 0)

Army olive

The color army green has been used in militaries since at least World War II, and possibly before, though the precise tint varies considerably between and within different nations.

army green

HEX: #4B5320
HSV: (69°, 61%, 33%)
RGB: rgb(75, 83, 32)

Green earth

The color green earth. It is also known as terre verte and Verona green. It is an inorganic pigment derived from the minerals celadonite and glauconite.

green earth

HSV: (63°, 31%, 87%)
RGB: rgb(218, 221, 152)

Feldgrau Yellow

Feldgrau (field grey) was the color of the field uniform of the German Army from late 1907 until 1935, and the East German NVA armies. Feldgrau was the first shade under the name of "Feldgrau", while the second one was more greenish in color. Metaphorically, feldgrau used to refer to the armies of Germany (the Imperial German Army and the Heer [army] component of the Reichswehr and the Wehrmacht).

feldgrau yellow

HEX: #5D5D3D
HSV: (60°, 21%, 30%)
RGB: rgb(92, 92, 61)