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Canary yellow

Canary yellow

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#ffef00
RGB:
255, 239, 0
CMYK:
0, 6, 100, 0
HSL:
56.2°, 100%, 50%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Aureolin
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 102
in RAL Classic:
RAL 1026
in RAL Design:
RAL 080 80 90
in RAL Effect:
RAL 270-5
in NCS:
NCS S 0575-G90Y
What color is Canary yellow? What are the examples of Canary yellow color in everyday life? What looks best in Canary yellow?
2023-05-31 Snargl 2 minutes 14 seconds
# General # Imagination # Design

What color is Canary yellow?

Close up of a toy with a demon face on it's head and a yellow ball in the background
Yellow statue of a man with horns on his head and a blue shirt on his shirt is standing in front of a building
Yellow sports car driving through a city at night with a bright sky in the background
Close up of a yellow and black clock face with a star and a circle of stars on it
Close up of a lemon slice with water droplets on it's surface and a black background behind it
Yellow toy with two toothbrushes in it's holder and a sky background with clouds
Lemon with a cut in half lemon on a table with a light shining on it and a yellow background
Decorative glass apple on a plate with a brown background and a brown and white design on the top
Man with a goatee and a red vest on posing for a picture in front of a yellow wall
Bowl of fruit is on a table with a glass of juice and a pitcher of juice in the background
Canary yellow is a vivid yellow color that is named after the canary bird, which often has a bright yellow plumage.

It is also one of the three colors used as subtractive primary colors in printing, along with magenta and cyan.

This color has a hue angle of 56.2 degrees, a saturation of 100%, and a lightness of 50% in the HSL color space.

It is at precisely 60 degrees on the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel.

Its complementary color is blue, which is the opposite color on the color wheel.

Canary yellow is a pure (or mostly pure) yellow, which means it has a high brightness and a high chroma (or colorfulness).

It is a warm color that is associated with happiness, optimism, energy, and creativity.

However, it can also have negative connotations, such as jealousy, cowardice, or illness.

Canary yellow can be used for various purposes, such as web design, graphic design, interior design, or art.

This color has the following designations:
  • HEX code: #FFEF00

  • RGB values: 255, 239, 0

  • CMYK values: 0, 6, 100, 0

Example of the palette with the Canary yellow color

Picture with primary colors of Dark scarlet, Golden brown, Smoky black, Canary yellow and Fawn
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5040-R10B
NCS S 4040-Y10R
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 1070-G80Y
NCS S 2030-Y30R
RAL Classic
RAL 3005
RAL 8001
RAL 9005
RAL 1003
RAL 1034
RAL Design
RAL 020 20 29
RAL 075 50 58
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 085 80 85
RAL 050 70 40
RAL Effect
RAL 350-M
RAL 360-5
RAL 790-5
RAL 270-4
RAL 310-3

Example of the palette with the Canary yellow color

Picture with primary colors of Cafe noir, Tumbleweed, Chamoisee, Smoky black and Canary yellow
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 7010-Y50R
NCS S 2020-Y30R
NCS S 4010-Y30R
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 1070-G80Y
RAL Classic
RAL 8016
RAL 1001
RAL 1036
RAL 9005
RAL 1003
RAL Design
RAL 050 20 16
RAL 050 70 30
RAL 050 50 30
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 085 80 85
RAL Effect
RAL 330-6
RAL 310-3
RAL 330-1
RAL 790-5
RAL 270-4

Example of the palette with the Canary yellow color

Picture with primary colors of Canary yellow, Smokey topaz, Onyx, Pale pink and Earth yellow
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1070-G80Y
NCS S 4040-Y80R
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 0520-R10B
NCS S 2030-Y30R
RAL Classic
RAL 1003
RAL 8004
RAL 9005
RAL 9001
RAL 1034
RAL Design
RAL 085 80 85
RAL 040 40 40
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 010 90 10
RAL 060 70 50
RAL Effect
RAL 270-4
RAL 330-2
RAL 790-5
RAL 150-6
RAL 290-1
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What are the examples of Canary yellow color in everyday life?

Couple of melons cut in half on a table with a light shining on them. Example of CMYK 0,6,100,0 color.
River running through a lush green forest filled with trees and rocks. Color #FFEF00.
Bathroom with a green wall and a sink and a mirror with lights on it and a stool in front of it. Example of CMYK 0,6,100,0 color.
Green demon standing in a ruined building with arches and pillars in the background. Color Canary yellow.
City with a river running through it and palm trees in the foreground. Color Canary yellow.
Canary yellow color. Green plant with lots of leaves on it's side and a white background
Pond with water lilies and grass in the foreground. Example of RGB 255,239,0 color.

Example of the palette with the Canary yellow color

Picture with primary colors of Lavender Blush, Moonstone blue, Canary yellow, Saddle brown and Smoky black
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 0510-R50B
NCS S 1550-R80B
NCS S 1070-G80Y
NCS S 5040-Y20R
NCS S 9000-N
RAL Classic
RAL 9003
RAL 6034
RAL 1003
RAL 8004
RAL 9005
RAL Design
RAL 360 92 05
RAL 200 70 25
RAL 085 80 85
RAL 050 40 50
RAL 170 20 20
RAL Effect
RAL 150-1
RAL 680-1
RAL 270-4
RAL 350-4
RAL 790-5
Author:

What looks best in Canary yellow?

Painting of a fish in a green forest with sunlight coming through the trees and water below it. Color CMYK 0,6,100,0.
Bowl of green vegetables on a table with silverware and peas in the background. Color CMYK 0,6,100,0.
Cartoon boy in a green snow suit and a brown hat is walking through the snow in a snowy forest. Example of Canary yellow color.
Man dressed as a demon with spiked horns and a green suit on. Color Canary yellow.
Squirrel is on a ledge next to a tree and a river in the background. Color RGB 255,239,0.

Example of the palette with the Canary yellow color

Picture with primary colors of Pale yellow, Prussian blue, Brass, Carolina blue and Canary yellow
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 0510-Y30R
NCS S 6030-R80B
NCS S 2050-G90Y
NCS S 1040-R80B
NCS S 1070-G80Y
RAL Classic
RAL 1013
RAL 5026
RAL 1024
RAL 6027
RAL 1003
RAL Design
RAL 070 90 20
RAL 240 20 22
RAL 075 60 50
RAL 270 70 25
RAL 085 80 85
RAL Effect
RAL 140-3
RAL 620-M
RAL 280-6
RAL 730-2
RAL 270-4
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