#dcd83c Color Information

#dcd83c Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #dcd83c. In RGB, it consists of 86.3% Red, 84.7% Green, and 23.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 1.8% Magenta, 72.7% Yellow, and 13.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 58.5°, with saturation of 69.6% and lightness of 54.9%. The decimal value for #dcd83c is 14473276, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc33. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #dcd83c is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#dcd83c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color220, 216, 60 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color86.3%, 84.7%, 23.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.137, 0.153, 0.765 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.018, 0.727, 0.137 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color58.5°, 69.6%, 54.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color58.5°, 72.7%, 86.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color54.887, 64.654, 13.861 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color64, 220, 60 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14473276 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color84.305, -15.979, 72.328 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)84.305, 74.072, 102.458 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color84.305, 8.834, 84.804 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color80.407, -18.868, 46.064 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.411, 0.485, 64.654 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4292663356 / 0xffdcd83c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc33 Copy

Shades of #dcd83c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #dcd83c, its pure hue is 58.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.6%, and its lightness is 54.9%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #dcd83c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0d04 to #cfcb38.

Tints of #dcd83c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #dcd83c, its pure hue is 58.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.6%, and its lightness is 54.9%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #dcd83c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #deda47 to #fdfdf4.

Tones of #dcd83c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #dcd83c, its pure hue is 58.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.6%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #dcd83c, which range from #8c8c8c (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #fff919 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #dcd83c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #dcd83c! For #dcd83c, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #dcd83c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #dcd83c

This color, #dcd83c, consists of 86.3% Red, 84.7% Green, and 23.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 220, Green = 216, Blue = 60. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #dcd83c is 0% Cyan, 1.8% Magenta, 72.7% Yellow, and 13.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R86.3%
C0.0%
G84.7%
M1.8%
B23.5%
Y72.7%
K13.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 220 216 60
Octal 334 330 74
Hexa #dc #d8 #3c
Binary 11011100 11011000 00111100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 1 72 13
Octal 0 1 110 15
Hexa #00 #01 #48 #0d
Binary 00000000 00000001 01001000 00001101

Analogous Colors of #dcd83c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #dcd83c — which has hue 58.5° — its analogous colors are located at 28.5° and 88.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dcd83c.

Triadic Colors of #dcd83c

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #dcd83c — which has hue 58.5° — its triadic colors are located at 58.5° and 298.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dcd83c.

Complementary Color of #dcd83c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #dcd83c — which has hue 58.5° — its complementary color is located at 238.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dcd83c.

Split Complementary Colors of #dcd83c

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #dcd83c — which has hue 58.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 58.5° and 268.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dcd83c.

Tetradic Colors of #dcd83c

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #dcd83c — which has hue 58.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 328.5°, 58.5°, 148.5°, and 238.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dcd83c.

Monochromatic Colors of #dcd83c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #dcd83c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #7f7d26 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f6f495 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #dcd83c

We want to make getting started with #dcd83c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #dcd83c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #dcd83c can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #dcd83c with other HTML elements.

#dcd83c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #dcd83c.
<span style="color: #dcd83c;">The color of this text is #dcd83c.</span>

#dcd83c Background Color

The background color for this text is #dcd83c.
<div style="background-color: #dcd83c; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #dcd83c.</div>

#dcd83c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #dcd83c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #dcd83c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #dcd83c.</span>

#dcd83c Border Color

This is a div with border color #dcd83c.
<div style="border: #dcd83c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #dcd83c.</div>

#dcd83c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #dcd83c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dcd83c; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dcd83c on a white background.</div></div>

#dcd83c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #dcd83c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dcd83c; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dcd83c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #dcd83c to White

This is a gradient from #dcd83c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dcd83c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dcd83c to white.</div>

Gradient from #dcd83c to Black

This is a gradient from #dcd83c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dcd83c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dcd83c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dcd83c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #dcd83c

In addition to using #dcd83c on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #dcd83c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #dcd83c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 220, Green = 216, Blue = 60). If you need details about the color coordinates of #dcd83c in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #dcd83c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(220, 216, 60)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #dcd83c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #dcd83c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #dcd83c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(220, 216, 60);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#dcd83c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:220, green:216, blue:60, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:220 green:216 blue:60 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(220f, 216f, 60f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(220, 216, 60);
 

#dcd83c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #dcd83c the same way. For those with color blindness, #dcd83c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #dcd83c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #dcd83c is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #dcd83c looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #dcd83c will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #dcd83c is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 1.5:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text