Benjamin Moore Sunburst 2023-40

Let’s dive into a full Sunburst paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2023-40. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sunburst 2023-40
Color code:2023-40
Color name:Sunburst
Brand:Benjamin Moore

What are Benjamin Moore Sunburst undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Sunburst undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

250, 228, 102

Is Benjamin Moore Sunburst 2023-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2023-40 Sunburst HSL code: 51, 94%, 69%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Sunburst:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Color comparison

Sunburst 2023-40 vs American Cheese 2019-40

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Sunburst 2023-40 vs Benjamin Moore American Cheese 2019-40Open Sunburst 2023-40
LRV: 73.65%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 67.47%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Sunburst 2023-40 vs Delightful Yellow 335

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Sunburst 2023-40 vs Benjamin Moore Delightful Yellow 335Open Sunburst 2023-40
LRV: 73.65%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 70.4%
Light color
Temperature: warm