Chinese Calendar : Year of Rat 2020
2020 Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020. That is the 4717th Chinese year. The zodiac sign of 2020 is the Rat. According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2020 is the Male Metal Rat year. The color of Metal in the Chinese Horoscope is connected to white or golden. Therefore, 2020 is also called the year of the White Rat or Golden Rat.
The first day of the Chinese astrological year is the first day of the Tiger Month. The first day of the Golden Rat year is on February 4, 2020. The Tiger Month begins around February 4, each year. If you were born before February 4, then you should use the animal sign of the previous year to read your 2020 Chinese zodiac forecast.
Your Chinese Zodiac Sign is determined by the first day of the Chinese astrological year, not Chinese New Year’s Day. Chinese New Year is from the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The Chinese Zodiac Sign is from the Chinese Horoscope calendar.
According to the Chinese Horoscope theory, Male Metal is connected to the steel, weapon or strong wind. Rat contains Female Water, which is connected to rain, dew, placid water, lake or ocean. 2020 Male Metal Rat is a ship in the ocean against the strong wind. Male Metal and Rat together is a sign of rainstorm.
Rat is the first animal in 12 Chinese zodiac signs. Rat month is a cold December. If the lucky element of your Chinese birth chart is water, then Rat will bring you good fortune in 2020. 2019 was the Pig year. Pig and Rat are in the Water group. If you are doing well in 2019, then you will continue doing good in 2020.
Rat and Horse have fighting relationship. Metal and Fire have fighting relationship. People born in Fire Horse (1966) and Wooden Horse (1954) years have poor people relationship. Cow, Dragon, and Monkey have good relationships with Rat. People born in Wooden Cow (1985), Water Monkey (1992), Water Dragon (1952), Water Cow (1973), and Earth Cow (1949) years have good people relationship. A good reputation can bring you good fortune.
Personality and Characteristics
Optimistic and energetic, people born in the Rat year are likable by all. They are sensitive to other’s emotions but are stubborn with your opinion. Their personality is kind, but due to weak communication skills, their words may seem impolite and rude.
On the financial side, they like saving and can be stingy. However, their love for hoarding will sometimes cause them to waste money on unnecessary things.
Men born in the Rat year are clever and adapt quickly to new environments. They are creative great at taking advantage of opportunities. However, they sometimes lack the courage to do so. Although they have great ideas, they might not be suitable for leadership positions.
Women born in the Rat year are the traditional women. They love keeping things organized and place great value on the family. Everything is taken care of by them and there is no need for their husband to worry. Outside of home, they’re also someone with a sense of responsibility and ability.