2020 is Year of the Rat. According to the Chinese astrology calendar, the 2020 Chinese Zodiac Year starts on February 4, 2020, in China's time zone. The first day of the Chinese astrological year is different from Chinese New Year Day, which is from the Chinese lunar calendar. 2020 Chinese New Year Day is on Saturday, January 25, 2020. in China's time zone. Chinese New Year Day is the first lunar day of the first lunar month. The new moon date and time of the first lunar month are on January 25, 2020, at 5:43 .a.m. Chinese time zone. The new moon date and time of US Pacific Standard Time are on January 24, 2020, at 1:43 p.m. Therefore, 2020 Chinese New Year Day of US Pacific Time zone is on January 24, 2020.
The first day of the Chinese zodiac year is the first day of the Tiger month. That is the day of the Start of Spring in the Chinese Astrology Calendar. The Start of Spring is the time when the sun enters the 315th degree on the tropical zodiac. The Start of Spring in China Standard Time is on February 4, 2020, at 5:04 p.m. If a baby is born on and after February 4, 2020, then it is a Rat baby. If a baby is born before February 4, 2020, then it is a Pig baby. More information at your Chinese zodiac sign page.
From the Chinese Five Element Stem-Branch calendar, the name of the 2020 Chinese Zodiac Year is Geng-Zi . Geng is Male Metal and Zi is Rat. The zodiac name of 2020 is Yang Metal Rat. Yin is female and Yang is male. The color of Metal is White. Therefore, 2020 is the Male White Metal Rat year.
Before predicting your fortune regarding your money, career, marriage or health in 2020, you have to know what type of Element you are and what your Lucky Element is from your Astrology Birth Chart. The Lucky Element is the major factor to determine people's fortune. 2020 is the Year of the Metal Rat. Rat contains The new moon date and time of US Pacific Standard Time is on January 24, 2020, at 1:43 p.m. Therefore, 2020 Chinese New Year Day of US Pacific Time zone is on January 24, 2020. Water. If your Lucky Element is Metal, then Metal of 2020 will bring you good luck. If your Lucky Element is Water, then Rat of 2020 will bring good fortune to you.
For details and more accurate predictions, the first step to know your fortune is to know which elements and animals are in your birth chart. You can find that information from the Chinese Astrology Lucky Element page using your birthday and birth time.
Your Chinese Astrology Lucky Element
The following is an example of the Chinese Astrology Birth Chart.
|The Birth Chart of June 15, 2008|
Upper Row of Day Column (Day Master) represents the Person
|Fire represents the person. This Birth Chart shows Fire-Type Person|
This person was born on June 15, 2008, or June 30, 1948. The symbol of the upper row of the Day Column (a.k.a. Day Master) represents the person. So we can say Day Master is Male Fire, which represents this person. The birth chart has too little Metal and needs more Metal to balance the Five Elements. Therefore, the Lucky Element is Metal. The birth chart is full of Earth and Fire. Fire and Earth are considered as unlucky elements.
2020 is the Metal Rat year. Rat mainly contains Water. Therefore, the year of 2020 brings in Water. 2020 will be a great year because it contains the lucky element of Metal. The Metal of 2020 is related to money. This person has a good opportunity for prosperity. The Water of Rat is related to the job. He will focus on career opportunities or job responsibilities.
Your Fortune is Determined by Lucky Element and Day Master
2020 is the year of the Metal Rat. Yang Metal is connected to weapons, armor or strong wind. Rat is connected to cold water, rain or ocean. Yang Metal Rat benefits people whose Lucky Element is metal or water. Yang Metal Rat is a sign of armored Rat or windy rainstorm. Metal is the mother element of Rat water. Rat is gathering the energy for the next challenge or battle. The sign is training and education time. Yang Metal Rat is a very powerful water combination. We need to focus on water. Too much water might cause a hurricane or landslide to damage the properties. This is a sign of money loss, collapse, and dispute.
If your Day Master is Metal, then Metal is your siblings and Rat is your children. If your Day Master is Water, then Metal is your protection container and Rat is your companions. If your Day Master is Wood, then Metal is your career and Rat is your resources. If your Day Master is Fire, then Metal is your wealth and Rat is your career. If your Day Master is Earth, then Metal is your performing stage and Rat is your money.
The following table shows people's fortune in 2020 based on their Luck Elements.
|How good is my luck in 2018?|
Fundamentally, 2020 will bring significant luck. The Metal of 2020 will enforce the strength of your Lucky Element. When you need helps, your mentors or dignitaries will appear to guide you and give you good advice. As long as Fire is not around the Metal, you will have an excellent fortune in 2020.
Rat is in the Water group. 2020 of Rat is a fair year for you. Metal is the mother element of Water. The mother will give all she has to her child. If you ask help from Metal, Metal cannot have full energy to help you in 2020.
Basically you have very good luck in 2020. The Metal of 2020 is the mother element of Water. Metal will fully support Water, which is a very good sign. Metal can protect Water from attacking by the Earth. Metal and Water will be a good pair to ensure your good fortune.
Rat is in the Water group. You should have very good luck in 2020 of Rat. The Water of 2020 will provide enough water supplies whenever you need it. Your mentors or dignitaries are always around to guide you and give you good advice. As long as Earth is away from your Lucky Element Water, you will have great fortune in 2020. Winter will be your good season.
Metal and Wood are opposite elements. Wood is afraid of Metal. The Metal of 2020 will bring pressure on Wood. Metal is unfavorable to you. Metal will diminish your luck in 2020.
If there is a Female Wood in the Birth Chart or 10-year Major Cycle, then Female Wood and Male Metal of 2020 have attraction relationship of Male Metal. Female Wood loves everything regarding Male Metal and forgets the characteristics of Wood. Your helper is busy with his or her love relationship. He or she is unable to help you anymore. This doesn't look good in 2020.
Rat is in the Water group. You will have very good luck in 2020 of Rat. The Water of 2020 is the mother element of Wood. Water will fully support Wood, which is a very good sign. Water can protect Wood from attacking by the Metal. Water and Wood will be a good pair to ensure your good fortune.
2020 is a fair year for you. Metal and Fire are opposite elements. They have fighting relationship. Fire is not afraid of Metal. But Metal of 2020 will disturb the Fire. That means the person often helping you have an argument with someone. The person doesn't have time to help you and guide you.
Rat is in the Water group. Water and Fire are opposite elements. Fire is afraid of Water. The Water of 2020 will bring pressure on the Fire. Water is unfavorable to you. Water will diminish your luck in 2020 of Rat. Winter is not a good season for you.
2020 is a fair year for you. Earth is the mother element of Metal. The mother will give all she has to her child. If you ask help from Earth, Earth cannot have full energy to help you in 2020.
Rat is in the Water group. 2020 of Rat is a fair year for you. Water and Earth are opposite elements. They have fighting relationship. The person who provided supports to you has a dispute with someone. But now, the person doesn't have enough time to help you and guide you.
The following informs people what event may occur in 2018 based on their Day Master Element Type. Day Master is the upper row symbol in the Day Column of the Birth Chart.
The Day Master Element represents YOU
2020 is the year of the White Metal Rat. Metal is Male Metal. contains Female Water.
When You (Day Master) are Metal
The Metal of 2020 represents your siblings, friends, coworkers, partners, relatives or peers. The 2020 events will be connected to them and spend most of time with them. You will have more energy in social activities. If you own a business, then you will often work with your partners to compete with your opponents.
If Water is your Lucky Element, then you will get lots of courage and support from your siblings or friends. If you are doing business, then your friends or business partners will help you to bring in more income. If Water is your Unlucky Element, then your friends or relatives will bring you trouble. They might ask for a loan, or you may be forced to spend money on them.
Rat of 2020 contains mainly Water. Water is related to your children, outlook, words, and actions. You will feel free to happily express yourself in public. You have opportunities to show your talent to people. You will bring to build your reputation, which might bring you an extra fortune.
When You (Day Master) are Water
The Metal of 2020 is the Mother Element of Water. Therefore, Metal of 2020 stands for your parents, mentors, elders, protection, teachers, knowledge, education or medicine. You might think about to visit senior members in the family or the social group. You might think about your housing investment. You will spend more time in learning knowledge. You will get lots of advice and helps at work. You might have to pay attention to your health.
People who care you a lot will often be in contact with you in the year of Rat. If Metal is your Lucky Element, then they will give you good support and a good reputation. You will earn a lot of knowledge from their experiences and advice. This will help your career development or money investment. But if Water is your Unlucky Element, then either they cannot give you good recommendations or you won't accept their opinions. This might result in bad decision making and you might lose career or money opportunities.
Rat contains mainly Water which represents your siblings, friends or peer. They will keep your social life busy. Competition or cooperation always exists in the peer group. Either competition or cooperation has the chance to create a money opportunity. Only sincere friends bring you good fortune.
When You (Day Master) are Wood
Since Wood is afraid of Metal, 2020 will bring you lots of pressure. Metal represents your career, position, boss, teacher, police or law. Your behaviors or activities will encounter some restrictions. The major event in 2020 is related to your job. Your job responsibilities will increase. You will be very busy in the office during the year 2020. This is a year of career opportunity.
The Metal of 2020 can chop the Wood. If Metal is your Lucky Element, then you should be able to handle the pressures from the current position. You should accept the challenge for any promotion or other career opportunities. If Metal is your Unlucky Element, then you might feel too much stress from work overload. You might encounter the problems from the undergoing project and have difficulty to find the solution. You will lose the confidence to face the career opportunity.
If you are a single lady and looking for a love relationship, then 2020 is a good time to find your ideal companion. Metal represents your boyfriend or husband. As long as increasing your social activities, you have a good chance to meet someone you like.
Rat contains mainly Water. Water is the Mother Element of Wood. The Water of 2020 is connected to your parents, elders, knowledge, or medicine. You will often meet people who care you a lot and learn some wisdom from them. They might give you good advice and bring you the opportunity in career development. 2020 might be a time to take care of your health.
When You (Day Master) are Fire
The Metal of 2020 is afraid of Fire. Metal stands for money or wealth to Fire. You will deal with money, finance, and property in 2020, year of Rat. Therefore the major event in 2020 will be related to your money and property management. You will spend more time to plan for investment. You might think about how to increase the income, how to spend money on traveling, vacation and better material life.
If you have strong Metal in your birth chart, then money opportunity is around you all year long. Your income, investment and wealth will increase quickly. But if you have a weak Metal in the birth chart, then money trouble will come to you soon. Therefore you shouldn't do any risky investments. You should not loan money to friends. It is also advisable to not loan money for investments, either. Otherwise, money opportunities will become debts.
If you are a single gentleman and looking for a love relationship, then 2020 is a good time to find your ideal companion. Metal represents your girlfriend or wife. As long as increasing your social events, you have a good chance to meet a lady you dream.
The Water of 2020 can put out the Fire. The Water inside the Rat represents your career. Water is related to your job, career, supervisor, or rules. Rat of 2020 will bring you some pressure. You will have more job responsibilities. The schedule of undergoing projects will be getting tight.
If you are female, then Water is connected to your boyfriend or husband. If you are in love, then Rat brings you a sweet relationship in 2020. If you are single, then 2020 is a good time to look for your love.
When You (Day Master) are Earth
The Metal of 2020 is the child element of Earth. Metal is something out of your Earth. It's your outlook, performance, speeches, and behaviors representing to the public. It's a sign of relaxing and freedom without restriction. Therefore, your social life will make you a little bit busier. You will have many opportunities to show your talent. People will talk about you. More than likely, taking care of such a busy life will consume your energy when you have many activities with people.
If Metal is your Lucky Element, you will have a good mood, expression, and attitude when meeting people. You become popular in your peer group. You will earn good reputations from them. This could create money opportunities in the future. If Metal is your Unlucky Element, you probably will have a bad temper with an arrogant attitude. People won't like your mannerisms and they will keep a distance from you and give you a negative reputation. This will impact your career development.
The Water inside the Rat is related to your wealth or finance. Rat brings you an opportunity regarding money, property, and investment. It's time to review your financial plan. It's time to diligently study money investment.
If you are male, then Water is connected to your girlfriend or wife. If you are in love, then Rat will bring you a sweet relationship in 2020. If you are single, then 2020 is a good year to try on a new relationship.
In general, the major events coming toward you will be related to money, love, and friendship.
Your Fortunes - Five Elements and Animal Relationships
2020 is the Male White Metal Rat year. Male Metal has interrelationships between all other Five Elements. The Rat has interrelationships among the Zodiac Animals. Those relationships could impact the results on the Chinese astrology prediction.
Female Wood and Male Metal of 2020 have Stem Attraction Relationship of Metal. Therefore, if Metal is your lucky element and you have Female Wood in your birth chart, then 2020 will be your lucky and joyful year. If Female Wood is your Day Master, the upper low element of DAY column in the birth chart, then that's a good sign of love relationship. If you are single, then this is a good year to try a relationship. If you are a single female and in love, then it's time to think about engagement or marriage. If you are married, then you have a very good marriage life.
Rat is a romantic star in Chinese astrology. This implies an event of love is coming. This is a good opportunity for a person looking for a love relationship. Cow and Rat of 2020 have Branch Attraction Relationship into Earth. It's a good sign for social, people and love relationships. If Cow is at Spouse Palace, the lower row of the DAY column in the birth chart, then that's a very good sign for engagement or marriage. If Earth is your lucky element, then the relationship will bring you good luck in 2020. If Earth is related to the job, then your good luck in career. If Earth is related to money, then that is the prosperity sign.
Horse and Rat have conflict in the relationship. This is a sign of dishonor or broken promise. It's a bad sign for love affair, health and worrisome. It might involve travel or relocation. Male Fire and Male Metal have another fighting relationship, which implies poor people relationship. If Male Fire is found in the Year Column or Day Column of your birth chart, then this is the case of a Double Stem-Branch Fighting Relationship. This is a bad sign of instability, accident, separation, dispute, hostility, and poor health. This type of person should use a conservative attitude and approach to avoid any dispute, quarrel, and challenges in 2020.
If both Dragon and Monkey are found in your birth chart or current 10-Year Major Cycle, then Dragon , Monkey and Rat group into a very powerful Water combination. If Water is your lucky element, then you will have extremely good luck in 2020. If Male Water or Female Water is also found in the birth chart or 10-Year Major Cycle, then 2020 will become one of your best years in your life. Year of Rat could bring you an unexpected big surprise.
If both Pig and Rat are found in your birth chart or current 10-Year Major Cycle, then Pig , Rat , and Rat together form the strongest Water combination. 2020 will be a wonderful year for people whose lucky element is Water. If Male Water or Female Water is also found in the birth chart, then 2020 will become your wonderful and memorable year.
Modified: August 9, 2019
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