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Last Updated: 27th January, 2020

Chinese New Year Calendar

About Chinese New Year 2020


Chinese new year is on Saturday, 25 January (The year of Rat)
Year Chinese New Year Date Zodiac Animal
1930 January 30 Horse (1930-01-30—1931-02-16) 
1931 February 17 Goat (1931-02-17—1932-02-05)
1932 February 6 Monkey (1932-02-06—1933-01-25)
1933 January 26 Rooster (1933-01-26—1934-02-13)
1934 February 14 Dog (1934-02-14—1935-02-03)
1935 February 4 Pig (1935-02-04—1936-01-23)
1936 January 24 Rat (1936-01-24—1937-02-10)
1937 February 11 Ox (1937-02-11—1938-01-30)
1938 January 31 Tiger (1938-01-31—1939-02-18)
1939 February 19 Rabbit (1939-02-19—1940-02-07)
1940 February 8 Dragon (1940-02-08—1941-01-26)
1941 January 27 Snake (1941-01-27—1942-02-14)
1942 February 15 Horse (1942-02-15—1943-02-03)
1943 February 4 Goat (1943-02-04—1944-01-24)
1944 January 25 Monkey (1944-01-25—1945-02-12)
1945 February 13 Rooster (1945-02-13—1946-01-31)
1946 February 1 Dog (1946-02-01—1947-01-21)
1947 January 22 Pig (1947-01-22—1948-02-09)
1948 February 10 Rat (1948-02-10—1949-01-28)
1949 January 29 Ox (1949-01-29—1950-02-16)
1950 February 17 Tiger (1950-02-17—1951-02-05)
1951 February 6 Rabbit (1951-02-06—1952-01-26)
1952 January 27 Dragon (1952-01-27—1953-02-13)
1953 February 14 Snake (1953-02-14—1954-02-02)
1954 February 3 Horse (1954-02-03—1955-01-23)
1955 January 24 Goat (1955-01-24—1956-02-11)
1956 February 12 Monkey (1956-02-12—1957-01-30)
1957 January 31 Rooster (1957-01-31—1958-02-17)
1958 February 18 Dog (1958-02-18—1959-02-07)
1959 February 8 Pig (1959-02-08—1960-01-27)
1960 January 28 Rat (1960-01-28—1961-02-14)
1961 February 15 Ox (1961-02-15—1962-02-04)
1962 February 5 Tiger (1962-02-05—1963-01-24)
1963 January 25 Rabbit (1963-01-25—1964-02-12)
1964 February 13 Dragon (1964-02-13—1965-02-01)
1965 February 2 Snake (1965-02-02—1966-01-20)
1966 January 21 Horse (1966-01-21—1967-02-08)
1967 February 9 Goat (1967-02-09—1968-01-29) 
1968 January 30 Monkey (1968-01-30—1969-02-16)
1969 January 17 Rooster (1969-02-17—1970-02-05)
1970 February 6 Dog (1970-02-06—1971-01-26) 
1971 January 27 Pig (1971-01-27—1972-02-14)
1972 February 15 Rat (1972-02-15—1973-02-02)
1973 February 3 Ox (1973-02-03—1974-01-22)
1974 January 23 Tiger (1974-01-23—1975-02-10)
1975 February 11 Rabbit (1975-02-11—1976-01-30)
1976 January 31 Dragon (1976-01-31—1977-02-17)
1977 February 18 Snake (1977-02-18—1978-02-06)
1978 February 7 Horse (1978-02-07—1979-01-27)
1979 January 28 Goat (1979-01-28—1980-02-15) 
1980 February 16 Monkey (1980-02-16—1981-02-04)
1981 February 5 Rooster (1981-02-05—1982-01-24)
1982 January 25 Dog (1982-01-25—1983-02-12)
1983 February 13 Pig (1983-02-13—1984-02-01)
1984 February 2 Rat (1984-02-02—1985-02-19)
1985 February 20 Ox (1985-02-20—1986-02-08)
1986 February 9 Tiger (1986-02-09—1987-01-28)
1987 January 29 Rabbit (1987-01-29—1988-02-16)
1988 February 17 Dragon (1988-02-17—1989-02-05)
1989 February 6 Snake (1989-02-06—1990-01-26)
1990 January 27 Horse (1990-01-27—1991-02-14)
1991 February 15 Goat (1991-02-15—1992-02-03)
1992 February 4 Monkey (1992-02-04—1993-01-22)
1993 January 23 Rooster (1993-01-23—1994-02-09)
1994 February 10 Dog (1994-02-10—1995-01-30)
1995 January 31 Pig (1995-01-31—1996-02-18)
1996 February 19 Rat (1996-02-19—1997-02-06)
1997 February 7 Ox (1997-02-07—1998-01-27)
1998 January 28 Tiger (1998-01-28—1999-02-15)
1999 February 16 Rabbit (1999-02-16—2000-02-04)
2000 February 5 Dragon (2000-02-05—2001-01-23)
2001 January 24 Snake (2001-01-24—2002-02-11)
2002 February 12 Horse (2002-02-12—2003-01-31)
2003 February 1 Goat (2003-02-01—2004-01-21)
2004 January 22 Monkey (2004-01-22—2005-02-08)
2005 February 9 Rooster (2005-02-09—2006-01-28)
2006 January 29 Dog (2006-01-29—2007-02-17)
2007 February 18 Pig (2007-02-18—2008-02-06)
2008 February 7 Rat (2008-02-07—2009-01-25)
2009 January 26 Ox (2009-01-26—2010-02-13)
2010 February 14 Tiger (2010-02-14—2011-02-02)
2011 February 3 Rabbit (2011-02-03—2012-01-22)
2012 January 23 Dragon (2012-01-23—2013-02-09)
2013 February 10 Snake (2013-02-10—2014-01-30)
2014 January 31 Horse (2014-01-31—2015-02-18)
2015 February 19 Goat (2015-02-19—2016-02-07)
2016 February 8 Monkey (2016-02-08—2017-01-27)
2017 January 28 Rooster (2017-01-28—2018-02-15)
2018 February 16 Dog (2018-02-16—2019-02-04)
2019 February 5 Pig (2019-02-05—2020-01-24)
2020 January 25 Rat (2020-01-25—2021-02-11)
2021 February 12 Ox (2021-02-12—2022-01-31)
2022 February 1 Tiger (2022-02-01—2023-01-21)
2023 January 22 Rabbit (2023-01-22—2024-02-09)
2024 February 10 Dragon (2024-02-10—2025-01-28)
2025 January 29 Snake (2025-01-29—2026-02-16)
2026 February 17 Horse (2026-02-17—2027-02-05)
2027 February 6 Goat (2027-02-06—2028-01-25)
2028 January 26 Monkey (2028-01-26—2029-02-12)
2029 February 13 Rooster (2029-02-13—2030-02-02)
2030 February 3 Dog (2030-02-03—2031-01-22)

What Your Chinese Zodiac Animal Sign
Ox Ox 1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997 2009
Tiger Tiger 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010
Rabbit Rabbit 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011
Dragon Dragon 1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000 2012
Snake Snake 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013
Horse Horse 1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002 2014
Goat Goat 1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003 2015
Monkey Monkey 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 2016
Rooster Rooster 1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005 2017
Dog Dog 1946 1958 1970 1982 1994 2006 2018
Pig Pig 1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007 2019
Rat Rat 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996 2008 2020

Chinese New Year Animals

Rat

Those who are born in the year of the Rat have the tendency of being sensitive and smart, with an easy adaptability attitude. But they are curious about everything happening around them and make the best use of the opportunities that comes along.

Rat

The Boar

Born in the year of the pig, you will be optimistic and boast of good luck along with wealth and money. You are honest, generous.

Boar

The Dog

If you are born in the year of the dog, you shall stand out to be really strong-willed and loyal to your friends and peers. You are not the one who would compromise if something is done in the right manner.

Dog

The Monkey

Born in the year of the monkey, one will be smart, brave, and competitive, exploring new things always. With a sharp memory, they respond very quickly to most of the things. They have an inborn capacity to win people's trust very easily but they are not patient at all.

Monkey

The Sheep

Sophisticated and considerate - these are the two main characteristics of those born in the year of the sheep. They will readily find solutions to all the problems around them. Not getting bowed by hardships, they are tolerant and is not spend thrift in nature.

The Sheep

The Horse

Those born in the year of the horse will be highly extrovert and active. They do not give up matters easily and boasts of a bad temper.

Horse

The Dragon

The year of the Dragon gives you a strong body and mind with full of energy. They have broad goals in life and a deep sense of self-awareness.

Dragon

The Rabbit

Born in the year of the rabbit, you have a gentle nature full of sympathy and love for others. Enjoying a quiet life is what they appreciate. They are indeed good employees.

The Rabbit

Ox

Those born in the year of the ox shall always remain extra dedicated to their work. Consciousness, carefulness and a discrete nature at work is what they value, both in personal and professional life.

Ox

The Tiger

Born in the year of tiger would definitely allow you to have a strong personality, oozing with self-confidence and an adventurous bent of mind. They also have a keen attitude to obey others.

Tiger

The Rooster

Taking birth in the year of the rooster, one has a character which is highly principle oriented. They are responsible about everything around them and have good persuasive power. They are honest and have a good communicating ability.

Rooster

The Snake

Those born in the year of the snake will always be calm and coy. They set an example to others and stands as an inspiration to fellow friends and peers. But they have a stubborn nature.

Snake

Chinese Zodiac Compatibility Chart

There are twelve zodiacal animal signs in Chinese calendar and people born under each animal sign have different characteristics and personalities. According to Chinese astrology compatibility, the animal signs that are four years apart from each other are believed to be compatible

Animal Sign Best Match Just So-so Worst Match
Rat Ox, Dragon, Monkey Rat, Tiger Horse, Rooster
Ox Rat, Snake, Rooster Ox, Monkey Tiger, Dragon, Horse, Sheep
Tiger Dragon, Horse, Pig Rat, Rabbit Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey
Rabbit Sheep, Monkey, Dog, Pig Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Horse Snake, Rooster
Dragon Rooster, Rat, Monkey Rabbit, Horse Ox, Sheep, Dog
Snake Dragon, Rooster Dog Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Sheep, Pig
Horse Tiger, Sheep, Rabbit Rabbit, Dragon, Monkey, Dog Rat, Ox, Rooster, Horse
Sheep Horse, Rabbit, Pig Rooster Ox, Tiger, Dog
Monkey Ox, Rabbit Horse, Rooster Tiger, Pig
Rooster Ox, Snake Sheep, Monkey, Pig Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Rooster, Dog
Dog Rabbit Ox, Snake, Horse, Dog Dragon, Sheep, Rooster
Pig Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep Rooster Snake, Monkey

Chinese New Year Taboos and Superstitions:

Things You Should Not Do

There are a number of New Year's superstitions and taboos during the Chinese New Year.

  • Avoid taking medicine.
  • Don't eat porridge and meat for breakfast.
  • Needlework should not be done.
  • Don't wash clothes and hair.
  • Avoid children from crying.
  • A married daughter is not allowed to visit the house of her parents.
  • The rice jar should not be empty.
  • Don't borrow money
  • Avoid visiting hospital.
  • Do not wear white or black.