Happy New Year!
Your 2020 Chinese Lunar New Year horoscopes are here for the Year of the ‘Metal’ Rat and what your zodiac sign can look forward to in love, life, relationships, and career.
When is the Chinese New Year?
The 2020 Chinese New Year kicks off on Saturday, January 25th and lasts until February 11th of next year. This Chinese Lunar New Year is the Year of the Rat.
People born under the Year of the Rat are usually intelligent, successful, and quick-witted. However, they don’t mind leading a private and quiet life surrounded by their loved ones.
They are also pretty good at handling their finances, since they enjoy saving, collecting, and earning money. Although they tend to be very skilled in their career, they do not actively seek out praise and acknowledgment.
People born in the Year of the Rat also can be incredibly intuitive, observant, and cooperative. On the other hand, they can also be apprehensive and headstrong.
People with a Rat zodiac sign are born during the following years:
What is the meaning of the Rat zodiac sign, per Chinese astrology?
The Rat is like Aries — the first animal of the zodiac. When the Lunar New Year falls in the Year of the Rat, it’s a year of new beginnings and the start of a new astrological year. In Chinese astrology, and one animal rules over the entire year.
In Chinese astrology, there are five elements associated with zodiac signs which are wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. The element that goes with 2020, the Year of the Rat is metal.
What resolutions should you make during the 2020 Chinese Lunar New Year?
In Chinese astrology, there are twelve animals. The second Chinese zodiac sign is the Ox. This year it’s time to start something new, and it’s okay to make mistakes.
2021 will be the Year of the Ox. You will dig in and continue to build with greater commitment.
Here is how this Chinese New Year will affect your zodiac sign, during the Year of the Rat from January 25th, 2020 until February 11th, 2021, according to astrology and horoscope date.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Tarot card: King of Wands
Aries, the year of the rat will be a wonderful year for you. It will seem as if everything is going according to your plan and working out the way you want it to.
However, be sure that you keep making big goals and working towards them.
Just because you are bound to get recognition and success this year does not mean that you should start being lazy and taking things for granted.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Tarot card: Seven of Pentacles
Taurus, it is advised that you start organizing and planning your life with greater intention and purpose in 2020.
You might have to put in more effort than you normally do but you will be rewarded for all of your hard work.
Let go of what is not serving you and set yourself up for success in the future. It is also an excellent year to take care of your mind and body.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Tarot card: The Emperor
Gemini, you will feel like you are in control of everything this year. You will be able to handle your relationships, health, and career very well right now.
You will also be committed and persistent in achieving your goals and aspirations. However, it is best that you try to rid your life of the negative energy and allow more positivity and inspiration in.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Tarot card: Two of Wands
Cancer, although it is a new year you must hone your skills and accomplish the goals that you did not follow through with last year. In order to take the next steps in life, you must have a good and solid foundation.
Right now, figure out what is working for you and what isn’t and this awareness will help you know what path to take moving forward.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Tarot card: Queen of Cups
Leo, this year is meant to bring you a sense of peace and serenity.
This is a year to let your fears and anxiety melt away and simply enjoy the present moment.
However, you might find yourself having a lack of motivation to get things done. If you are aware of this feeling then you will be able to push through it and tackle your tasks.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Tarot card: Ace of Swords
Virgo, you are going to have a pretty delightful year. The problems that you have faced in the past or are currently facing are soon to be resolved. This is also an excellent time to find love or take the next step with your partner.
It is important that you really take care of yourself as well because you have the tendency to juggle too much on your plate. Focus on getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym as much as possible.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Tarot card: Three of Cups
Libra, embrace the “new year, new me” concept. You are met with the perfect opportunity to give up your bad habits and make better choices for yourself.
This is also an excellent time to invest in your relationships and work towards strengthening your bonds with others.
Don’t be afraid to try something new and exciting, because chances are you will be rewarded for your bold decisions this year.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Tarot card: Two of Pentacles
Scorpio, get ready for a transformative year. It might seem as if everything is changing all around you, but you must know that these changes are for the best. You might have been staying in certain situations that aren’t serving you simply because it is easier.
Now, you will have the motivation and determination to get out of situations that are not benefiting you. So, go after that new job or a new home that you have had your eyes on for a while.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Tarot card: Nine of Cups
Sagittarius, you will be feeling very bright and energetic this year. You will enjoy socializing and meeting new people and these new friends that come into your life will bring you a lot of joy.
Your health will be in good condition this year and you will have financial stability. This is also an excellent time to make bold moves in your career because it will benefit you.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Capricon (December 22 – January 19)
Tarot card: Ace of Cups
Capricorn, you might be feeling more in touch with your emotions this year. You might feel more motivated to say what is on your mind and exactly what you are feeling, which will be very liberating for you.
This is the year to ask for what you want and walks away if you are not getting what you need. However, you should try not to be overly impulsive and instead try to trust in the process.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Tarot card: The High Priestess
Aquarius, you might realize that you are feeling a lot more open-minded this year. You will have a new and fresh perspective on things and are able to go with the flow more.
There will also be a lot of wonderful opportunities that will open up to you, so make the most out of them.
Chinese Lunar New Year Horoscope + Tarot card reading for Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Tarot card: Knight of Pentacles
Pisces, get ready to be productive this year! You have thought of a lot of things you want to get accomplished and this year you are ready to tackle your projects. You will be feeling more focused and have your eye on the prize, in your career and love life.
This year will bring you a lot of happiness and joy, so enjoy it. However, minor health problems might arise but all you need to do is make sure to pay attention to them so they do not turn into bigger problems.
Jaycee Levin is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, and relationship topics.