Dark yellow (#9b870c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9b870c, is synonymous with "Dark yellow". It's labeled as "dark yellow". When people spot this color, Dark yellow (#9b870c), in designs, they might associate it with feelings of cheerfulness, having their attention grabbed, self-esteem, energy, and being center-of-attention. Colors labeled as "dark yellow" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Dark yellow (#9b870c)

#9b870c is made up of (155, 135, 12) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 12.90, 92.26, 39.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10192652 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999900. White should be used ontop of #9b870c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9b870c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9b870c luma #126.95
Websafe hex #999900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(155, 135, 12) Adobe RGB (147.00, 133.00, 38.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(61%, 53%, 5%) Closest named color Dark yellow
rgba rgba(155.0, 135.0, 12.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -3.00, 27.81)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 12.90, 92.26, 39.22) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -3.73, 57.80)
hsv hsv(51.43, 84.85, 33.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 57.92, 93.69)
hsb hsb(51.43, 91.80, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 18.60, 58.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Dark yellow (#9b870c)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #9b870c while the second is the "compliment" #0c229b.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Dark yellow (#9b870c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9b870c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0c229b.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Dark yellow (#9b870c)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Dark yellow (#9b870c)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Dark yellow (#9b870c)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #9b870c

When you combine pure white with this color, #9b870c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #9b870c

Darker shades of #9b870c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Dark yellow (#9b870c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9b870c with gray

Dark yellow (#9b870c) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #9b870c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9b870c → #0c229b
#9b870c → #b9ab54
#9b870c → #ffffff
#9b870c → #699b0c
#9b870c → #5d5107
#9b870c → #9b3e0c

How #9b870c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9b870c on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #9b870c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Dark yellow (#9b870c)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#9b870cmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#9b870c popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9b870c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9b870c in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #9b870c
Java new Color(155, 135, 12);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 155, 135, 12);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:155 green:135 blue:12 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(155f, 135f, 12f);
Swift UIColor(red:155, green:135, blue:12, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0c879b
Python Color('#9b870c')

Base Conversions of hex color #9b870c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9b870c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10192652 while the individual RGB conversions are: 155, 135, 12.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011011 10000111 00001100
Hex 9b 87 0c
Octal 233 207 14
Decimal 155 135 12

#9b870c Icons

If you're considering using #9b870c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Dark yellow (#9b870c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9b870c colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #9b870c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9b870c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9b870c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9b870c background.
This text is hex color #9b870c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9b870c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9b870c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9b870c and white (#ffffff) background.