Everything about the color Khaki

The meaning of the color Khaki and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Khaki was coined in 1848 when US military uniforms of the color were first rolled out. It eventually made its way not only into other military divisions across the globe but also into the mainstream fashion world. Khaki is popular today in referring to the pants in the color. Its hex code is #F0E68C.


Like puce, tan, sand dollar, and other great neutrals, khaki works well with almost any color in the visible spectrum. However, khaki works especially well when combined with greens, blues, and whites.

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Information about Khaki / #F0E68C

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #F0E68C is made of 94.1% red, 90.2% green and 54.9% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #F0E68C is made of 0% cyan, 4% magenta, 42% yellow and 6% black. Khaki has a hue angle of 54 degrees, a saturation of 76.9% and a lightness of 74.5%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #F0E68C has RGB values of R: 94.1, G: 90.2, B: 54.9 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.04, Y: 0.42, K:0.06.




RGB Decimal

240, 230, 140


RGB Percentage

94.1, 90.2, 54.9

rgb(94.1%, 90.2%, 54.9%)


0, 4, 42, 6


54°, 76.9, 74.5

hsl(54°, 76.9%, 74.5%)

HSV (or HSB)

54°, 41.7, 94.1

Web Safe




90.328, -9.01, 44.979


68.967, 77.014, 36.038


0.379, 0.423, 77.014


90.328, 45.873, 101.327


90.328, 10.83, 60.962


87.758, -8.746, 33.548


11110000, 11100110, 10001100

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