Sour Green Color


Sour Green is vibrant, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #3e19ec
Complementary Color #3712e6
Color Shade: mid yellow (70.52° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 48.82% (better contrasting with black)
Sour Green Color Sample
Sour Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c1e613

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Sour Green Color. The La Rioja color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called New Limerick (#9dc209) for more energetic effect. Try Bahia as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#3712e6 is the best complementary color to Sour Green. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c1e613 complementary color is Persian Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Las Palmas are #e6a112 and #57e612. Thus found on the left and right of #c1e613 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Gamboge and Bright Green colors as they work well with Sour Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sour Green palette consists of #a112e6 and #1257e6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3712e6). Try Electric Violet and Denim colors in combination with #c1e613, 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 #c1e613 offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sour Green. Thus Shocking Pink and Bright Turquoise giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sour Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Persian Blue, Caribbean Green, and Razzmatazz split by 90° on the color wheel. #c1e613 square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red 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. Sour Green tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#3712e6) and two others. The Bright Turquoise is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Pomegranate – 120° from the complementary Persian Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #12c0e6 and #e63812.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c1e613 is made of 44% red, 52% green and 4% blue. In a HSL mode Sour Green has a hue angle of 70.52°, a saturation of 84.74% and a lightness of 48.82%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c1e613 is made of 14.51% cyan, 0% magenta, 82.75% yellow and 9.8% black ink.

HEX #c1e613
RGB Decimal rgb(193,230,19)
RGB Percentage 44%, 52%, 4%
CMYK 14.51, 0, 82.75, 9.8
HSL hsl(70.52,84.74%,48.82%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(70.52,91.74%,90.2%)
CIE-LAB lab(85.9955,-34.9171,82.4796)
XYZ xyz(50.4067,67.9781,11.0805)