Yukon Gold Color


Yukon Gold is soft, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #8499f7
Complementary Color #071c7b
Color Shade: warm yellow (49.04° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 25.69% (better contrasting with white)
Yukon Gold Color Sample
Yukon Gold Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7b6608

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Yukon Gold Color. The Qahvei Brown color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Olive Brown (#645403) for more energetic effect. Try Sandy Taupe as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#071c7b is the best complementary color to Yukon Gold. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7b6608 complementary color is Catalina Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Yukon Gold are #7b2c07 and #567b07. Thus found on the left and right of #7b6608 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Kenyan Copper and Green Leaf colors as they work well with Yukon Gold.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Yukon Gold palette consists of #2c077b and #07567b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#071c7b). Try Deep Blue and Venice Blue colors in combination with #7b6608, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #7b6608 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Yukon Gold. Thus Windsor and Elf Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Yukon Gold contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Catalina Blue, Salem, and Cardinal Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #7b6608 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Yukon Gold tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#071c7b) and two others. The Elf Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Monarch – 120° from the complementary Catalina Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #077b66 and #7b071c.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7b6608 is made of 53% red, 44% green and 3% blue. In a HSL mode Yukon Gold has a hue angle of 49.04°, a saturation of 87.79% and a lightness of 25.69%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7b6608 is made of 0% cyan, 8.24% magenta, 45.1% yellow and 51.76% black ink.

HEX #7b6608
RGB Decimal rgb(123,102,8)
RGB Percentage 53%, 44%, 3%
CMYK 0, 8.24, 45.1, 51.76
HSL hsl(49.04,87.79%,25.69%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(49.04,93.5%,48.24%)
CIE-LAB lab(43.845,-0.578,48.7335)
XYZ xyz(12.9636,13.7312,2.1969)