Here we have a list of 50 tints and dark shades of yellow, including color names, HEX and RGB color codes. You will find a large variety of shades and tints, including all the most common and popular variations of this primary color on the RYB & CMYK color models. This list may prove useful for graphic designers, website, and interior designers.
Yellow can range from extremely bright variations to pale tints to dark shades. Popular shades of yellow include mustard yellow, which is often used in clothing. Also, amber, bumblebee, and canary are among my favorites. Beige is commonly used in interior design. In paint, banana, ochre, buttercup, cream, and highlighter are popular shades.
RGB 255 255 0
In the RGB color model yellow is created by maximum equal amounts of red and green, 255 red, 255 green, and 0 blue.
50 Shades of Yellow – Names & Color Codes
RGB 251 251 148
RGB 170 170 0
RGB 254 194 12
Honey is a relativity dark shade of yellow, representing the color of honey.
RGB 252 165 16
Fire is a strong yellow color with a slight orange tinge. It moves towards red on the color wheel.
RGB 254 190 0
Amber color is another strong yellow shade. It’s situated between yellow and orange on the color wheel.
RGB 255 211 0
Cyber is a bright yellow with a slight orange tinge.
RGB 253 209 40
Named after a region of Italy (Tuscany), it’s the common yellow shade found in Tuscan landscapes.
RGB 223 254 0
Chartreuse yellow is a very bright yellow, with a slight greenish appearance. It’s commonly used for the color of tennis balls.
RGB 255 239 0
Canary is a bright yellow. It resembles the medium color of the Canary Bird. It also has a strong inclusion of green.
RGB 254 251 189
Cream is a very light tint of yellow. It is often considered a neutral variation.
RGB 204 119 34
Ochre, also referred to as yellow earth. It’s a naturally occurring color, and one of the darkest shades of yellow. The Ochre pigment comes from a combination of sand, clay and ferric oxide.
RGB 255 244 80
Lemon is a bright tint of yellow, representing the common color of the Lemon.
RGB 245 245 209
Beige color is a very pale and neutral yellow, it’s very popular in the world of interior design.
RGB 253 219 83
Mustard color is one of the most commonly worn shades of yellow, it has often been used in the world of fashion and design.
RGB 251 225 6
Bumblebee is a strong yellow shade, it has a high inclusion of green, and it has a somewhat orange tinge.
RGB 248 228 114
Laguna is a medium pale tint of yellow.
RGB 254 225 53
Banana yellow has a couple of variations; this one is a stronger medium bright color.
RGB 249 166 3
Gold color is classed as a strong yellow shade, resembling the color of the precious metal.
RGB 238 220 131
Flax is a sandy or straw looking pale tint, its RGB values include strong amounts of green and blue. The first use of flax as a color name was in 1915.
RGB 196 145 2
Dijon yellow is named after Dijon mustard. It’s darker than normal shade of mustard due to being made with black mustard seeds.
RGB 205 170 110
Sand is a pale yellow orange tint. It resembles the common color of sand.
RGB 238 210 2
Safety yellow is a strong but relatively darker shade of yellow. It’s often used for hazard signs, and for some construction vehicles and safety equipment.
RGB 249 224 117
Macaroon is a light tint with a slight greenish tinge. It’s a common color of the small Macaroon cakes.
RGB 238 228 138
Khaki yellow is often used for clothing, including military personnel, as it provides good camouflage in hot sandy environments.
RGB 233 211 9
Citrine represents the color of the gemstone, it’s a somewhat dark shade of yellow with a green undertone.
RGB 232 220 115
Straw is a light pale tint of yellow. It closely matches the color of straw.
RGB 247 197 47
Saffron is a moderately dark yellow shade. It gets its color from the chemical known as crocin.
RGB 246 166 0
In America, this yellow shade was created just to be used on school buses.
RGB 255 227 165
Peach is a fresh looking pale tint of yellow, representing a common color of the fruit.
RGB 245 219 123
Resembling part of the color, usually the inner middle area of the Jasmine flower, which is a light tint of yellow.
RGB 238 192 92
Buttercup yellow is one of the most popular shades of yellow with paint.
RGB 246 237 65
Highlighter yellow is a very strong and bright variation, it has fluorescent properties.
RGB 246 230 205
This represents the pale yellow color of the fizzy or bubbly alcoholic beverage known as Champagne.
RGB 246 188 1
Dandelion is a darker shade of yellow. It’s obviously the color of the dandelion flower.
RGB 245 207 65
This is a tertiary color on the RYB color wheel. It’s between yellow and orange.
RGB 192 205 48
This is the other tertiary color sitting next to yellow on the color wheel.
RGB 254 195 13
Mikado is a dark shade of yellow that can be found on the Kazakhstan and Colombian national flags.
RGB 236 228 0
Titanium is a pigment, its full name is nickel antimony titanium yellow.
RGB 231 171 64
This dark yellow shade is often used in the clothing industry.
RGB 249 249 54
Maximum was the color of a crayon by Crayola.
RGB 248 238 189
Blond represents the more yellowish variation of blond hair.
RGB 237 236 8
The word Xanthic has Greek origins. This is the color of the xanthic acids, Xanthine and Xanthate.
RGB 247 221 125
Mellow was one of the Plochere colors. Records suggest that the name mellow was connected to the color and was first used in the English language in 1948.
RGB 252 217 15
Cadmium is a bright yellow-green. The color is from the cadmium pigment. It’s also a toxic and dangerous pigment.
RGB 250 235 94
This represents a common yellow shade of corn.
RGB 254 247 218
Cornsilk yellow is a light tint that resembles the color of the silk like strands that are connected to corn.
RGB 254 203 53
RGB 226 169 96
RGB 254 254 50
RGB 252 252 151