1900, 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032, 2044, 2056, 2068
It is a common mistake to use Chinese Lunar New Year as the cutoff date for Chinese Zodiac. The cutoff date is in early February. see Zodiac Year Cutoff.
Affectionate, charismatic, eloquent, shrewd, systematic, disciplined, meticulous, sociable, and hardworking with a high aim. Can be intolerant, selfish, vindictive, manipulative, scheming, critical of others, or gossipy.
Most Compatible With
Dragon – will enrich and empower Rat mutually.
Monkey – Rat will be passionately in love with Monkey.
Ox – will increase Rat’s confidence and sense of security.
Most Incompatible With
Horse - cannot tolerate Rat’s opportunist nature.
Rabbit – Rat will seem too irritable or critical to Rabbit.
Rooster – will have constant conflicts with Rat.
Sheep – Rat’s ambitious nature does not mix well with Sheep’s passive nature.