Sulphur Water Color


Sulphur Water is pale, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #0d0c30
Complementary Color #cfcff3
Color Shade: mid yellow (61.67° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 88.24% (better contrasting with black)
Sulphur Water Color Sample
Sulphur Water Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #f2f3cf

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Sulphur Water Color. The Stately White color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Pollen (#eeeeaa) for more energetic effect. Try High Hopes as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#cfcff3 is the best complementary color to Sulphur Water. Cool blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #f2f3cf complementary color is Link Water, 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 Wheatfield are #f3e2cf and #e0f3cf. Thus found on the left and right of #f2f3cf on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Janna and Tea Green colors as they work well with Sulphur Water.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sulphur Water palette consists of #e1cff3 and #cfe0f3 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cfcff3). Try Moon Raker and Link Water colors in combination with #f2f3cf, 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 #f2f3cf 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 Sulphur Water. Thus We Peep and Iceberg giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sulphur Water contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Link Water, Granny Apple, and We Peep split by 90° on the color wheel. #f2f3cf square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, cool 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. Sulphur Water tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#cfcff3) and two others. The Iceberg is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Beauty Bush – 120° from the complementary Link Water. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #cff2f3 and #f3d0cf.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #f2f3cf is made of 35% red, 35% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Sulphur Water has a hue angle of 61.67°, a saturation of 60% and a lightness of 88.24%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #f2f3cf is made of 0.39% cyan, 0% magenta, 14.11% yellow and 4.71% black ink.

HEX #f2f3cf
RGB Decimal rgb(242,243,207)
RGB Percentage 35%, 35%, 30%
CMYK 0.39, 0, 14.11, 4.71
HSL hsl(61.67,60%,88.24%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(61.67,14.81%,95.29%)
CIE-LAB lab(94.943,-6.2529,17.2771)
XYZ xyz(79.931,87.4834,71.7047)