Electric Lime Color


Electric Lime is vivid, 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 #30f
Complementary Color #3200ff
Color Shade: mid yellow (72° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50% (better contrasting with black)
Electric Lime Color Sample
Electric Lime Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #ccff00

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Electric Lime Color. The High Grass 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 soft alternative called Slimer Green (#aadd00) for more calm effect. Try Octarine as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#3200ff is the best complementary color to Electric Lime. 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 #cf0 complementary color is 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 White are #ffb200 and #4cff00. Thus found on the left and right of #cf0 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Selective Yellow and Harlequin colors as they work well with Electric Lime.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Electric Lime palette consists of #b200ff and #004cff colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3200ff). Try Electric Violet and Blue Ribbon colors in combination with #cf0, 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 #cf0 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 Electric Lime. Thus Purple Pizzazz and Cyan / Aqua giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Electric Lime contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Blue, Spring Green, and Torch Red split by 90° on the color wheel. #cf0 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. Electric Lime tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#3200ff) and two others. The Cyan / Aqua is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and White – 120° from the complementary Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #00cbff and #f30.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #ccff00 is made of 44% red, 56% green and 0% blue. In a HSL mode Electric Lime has a hue angle of 72°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #ccff00 is made of 20% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black ink.

HEX #ccff00
RGB Decimal rgb(204,255,0)
RGB Percentage 44%, 56%, 0%
CMYK 20, 0, 100, 0
HSL hsl(72,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(72,100%,100%)
CIE-LAB lab(93.6055,-41.9482,90.2776)
XYZ xyz(60.6618,84.3574,13.0854)