Here we have a list of tints and dark shades of yellow, including color names, HEX and RGB color codes.

Dark shades & tints of yellow, with hex 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 subtractive color models. This list may prove useful for logo/graphic and website designing.

Shades of Yellow

Light Yellow

HEX #FBFB94

RGB 251 251 148

Dark Yellow

HEX AAAA00

RGB 170 170 0

Honey

HEX FEC20C

RGB 254 194 12

Honey is a relativity dark shade of yellow, representing the color of honey.

Fire

HEX FCA20C

RGB 252 165 16

Fire is a strong yellow color with a slight orange tinge, it moves towards red on the color wheel.

Amber

HEX FEBE00

RGB 254 190 0

Amber color is another strong yellow, it’s situated between yellow and orange on the color wheel.

Cyber

HEX FFD300

RGB 255 211 0

Cyber is a bright yellow with a slight orange tinge.

Tuscany

HEX FDD128

RGB 253 209 40

Named after a region of Italy (Tuscany), it’s the common yellow shade found in Tuscan landscapes.

Chartreuse

HEX DFFE00

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.

Canary

HEX FFEF00

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.

Cream

HEX FEFBBD

RGB 254 251 189

Cream is a very light tint of yellow, often considered a neutral variation.

Ochre

HEX CC7722

RGB 204 119 34

Ochre, also referred to as yellow earth, it’s a dark naturally occurring shade of yellow.

Lemon

HEX FFF450

RGB 255 244 80

Lemon is a bright tint of yellow, representing the common color of the Lemon.

Beige

HEX F5F5D1

RGB 245 245 209

Beige color is a very pale and neutral yellow, it’s very popular in the world of interior design.

Mustard

HEX FDDB53

RGB 253 219 83

Mustard color is a rich but darker shade of yellow, commonly seen in clothing.

Bumblebee

HEX FBE106

RGB 251 225 6

Bumblebee yellow is a strong shade, it has a high inclusion of green, and it has a somewhat orange tinge.

Laguna

HEX F8E472

RGB 248 228 114

Laguna is a medium pale tint of yellow.  

Banana

HEX FEE135

RGB 254 225 53

Banana yellow has a couple of variations; this one is a stronger medium bright color.

Gold

HEX F9A603

RGB 249 166 3

Gold color is classed as a strong yellow shade, resembling the color of the precious metal.

Flax

HEX EEDC83

RGB 238 220 131

Flax is a sandy looking tint, its RGB values include strong amounts of green and blue.

Dijon

HEX C49102

RGB 196 145 2

Dijon is a dark mustard yellow shade.

Sand

HEX CDAA6E

RGB 205 170 110

Sand is a pale yellow orange tint, resembling the common color of sand.

Safety

HEX EED202

RGB 238 210 2

Safety yellow is a strong but relatively darker shade. It’s often used for hazard signs and for some equipment.

Macaroon

HEX F9E075

RGB 249 224 117

Macaroon is a light tint with a slight greenish tinge.

Khaki

HEX #EEE48A

RGB 238 228 138

Khaki yellow is often used for clothing, including military personnel, as it provides good camouflage in hot sandy environments.

Citrine

HEX E9D309

RGB 233 211 9

Citrine represents the color of the gemstone, it’s a somewhat dark shade with a green undertone.

Straw

HEX #E8DC73

RGB 232 220 115

Straw is a light pale tint of yellow, closely matching the color of straw.

Saffron

HEX #F7C52F

RGB 247 197 47

Saffron is a moderately dark shade, it gets its color from the chemical known as crocin.

School Bus

HEX #F6A600

RGB 246 166 0

In America this shade was created just to be used on school buses.

Peach

HEX #FFE3A5

RGB 255 227 165

Peach is a fresh looking pale tint of yellow, representing a common color of the fruit.

Jasmine

HEX #F5DB7B

RGB 245 219 123

Resembling the color of the Jasmine flower, it’s a light tint of yellow.