2016 Chinese Animal Zodiacs  for Year of Red Monkey

2016 Monkey Year 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. 2016 Chinese New Year Day is on February 8, 2016. Chinese Astrology uses the cycle of 60 Stem-Branch calendar system to build the Chinese astrology birth chart. 2016 is the 33rd Stem-Branch in the calendar cycle. The Chinese name of 2016 in the Chinese Horoscope calendar is Male FireMonkey. Chinese apply Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) into the Chinese calendar. Male Fire is in the Fire group. The color of Fire is connected to Red. Monkey is the calendar character corresponding to Monkey. Therefore, 2016 is Red Fire Monkey Year. The Year 2016 is the 4713th Chinese Year.

The first day of Fire Monkey is on February 4, 2016, which is from the Chinese astrology calendar. The Chinese astrology zodiac signs are assigned by Chinese Astrology Calendar, not the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Chinese New Year Day is from Chinese Lunar Calendar.

The first day of the Chinese astrological year is the first day of the Tiger Month (Start of Spring). The Tiger Month begins around February 4, each year. If you were born before February 4, then you should check Your Chinese Zodiac Sign first before reading your 2016 Chinese zodiac. The simplest way to prove Chinese zodiac signs not determined by Chinese New Year days is to see your Chinese Horoscope Birth Chart using your birthday and birth time. Most of Internet Chinese horoscope sites use Chinese New Year Day to determine the Chinese zodiac sign, which is wrong.

Monkey is the 9th animal in 12 zodiac signs. Monkey is after 8th Sheep and before 10th Chicken. Monkey is the animal in the first of Metal Cycle. Monkey, Chicken and Dog are in the cycle of Metal. Our Chinese horoscope prediction combines the theory of Five Elements, the relationships betweens animal signs and the image meaning of I-Ching hexagram.

According to Chinese Five Elements Horoscopes, Monkey contains Metal and Water. Metal is connected to gold. Water is connected to wisdom and danger. Therefore, we will deal with more financial events in the year of the Monkey. Monkey is a smart, naughty, wily and vigilant animal. If you want to have good return for your money investment, then you need to outsmart the Monkey. Metal is also connected to the Wind. That implies the the status of events will be changing very quickly. Think twice before you leap when making changes for your finance, career, business relationship and people relationship.

Your Zodiac Sign is determined by your birth year. If you don't know your zodiac sign and were born after February 4, you can find your animal sign by your birth year using the following chart. Or you can provide your birthday to get the 2016 Complete Chinese Horoscope Prediction.

Click on your Chinese zodiac sign or birth year below to peek your fortune of Career, Money Love and Health in 2016, the year of Monkey.

Zodiac Sign vs. Birth Year
Rat1912,1924,1936,1948,1960,1972,1984,1996,2008
Cow 1913,1925,1937,1949,1961,1973,1985,1997,2009
Tiger 1914,1926,1938,1950,1962,1974,1986,1998,2010
Rabbit 1915,1927,1939,1951,1963,1975,1987,1999,2011
Dragon 1916,1928,1940,1952,1964,1976,1988,2000,2012
Snake 1917,1929,1941,1953,1965,1977,1989,2001,2013
Horse 1918,1930,1942,1954,1966,1978,1990,2002,2014
Sheep 1919,1931,1943,1955,1967,1979,1991,2003,2015
Monkey 1920,1932,1944,1956,1968,1980,1992,2004,2016
Chicken 1921,1933,1945,1957,1969,1981,1993,2005,2017
Dog 1922,1934,1946,1958,1970,1982,1994,2006,2018
Pig 1923,1935,1947,1959,1971,1983,1995,2007,2019

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