Monkey (zodiac)

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The Monkey () is the ninth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Monkey is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol .

Years and the Five Elements

Tokyo monkey statue
Monkey statue at the Shinto shrine in Tokyo

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Monkey", while also bearing the following elemental sign:[1]

Start date End date Heavenly branch
6 February 1932 25 January 1933 Water Monkey
25 January 1944 12 February 1945 Wood Monkey
12 February 1956 30 January 1957 Fire Monkey
30 January 1968 16 February 1969 Earth Monkey
16 February 1980 4 February 1981 Metal Monkey
4 February 1992 22 January 1993 Water Monkey
22 January 2004 8 February 2005 Wood Monkey
8 February 2016 27 January 2017 Fire Monkey
26 January 2028 12 February 2029 Earth Monkey
12 February 2040 31 January 2041 Metal Monkey

Chinese zodiac Monkey

Sign Best Match Average No Match
Monkey Monkey, Dragon, Rat Snake, Rooster, Ox, Pig, Rabbit, Goat, Dog, Horse Tiger

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Shen
The Five Elements: Metal
Yin Yang: Yang
Lunar Month: Seventh
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 7, 9; Avoid: 2, 5, 8
Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum
Lucky Colors: white, gold, blue; Avoid: red, black, gray, dark coffee
Season: Autumn

See also


  1. ^ "Chinese Zodiac - Monkey". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 14 March 2018.

Further reading

  • Peter So (2015). Kaori Working House, ed. Your Fate in 2016 - The Year of the Monkey. Translated by Jay Lowe. Forms Publications. ISBN 978-988-8325-85-6.
  • Neil Somerville (2015). Your Chinese Horoscope 2016: What the Year of the Monkey holds in store for you. 2015-02-22 (1st ed.). Thorsons/HarperCollins. ISBN 9780007588268.
  • Suzanne White (2015). 2016 New Astrology Horoscopes - Chinese and Western: Fire Monkey Year - Monthly Horoscopes for All Signs. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 360. ISBN 9781517127749.

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