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Monthly Horoscope for Rats in 2018 & 2019

Chinese Zodiac Rat

In terms of their careers, 2018 is a rising stage for Rats. They will perform very well if they stick it out in their jobs, with a fluctuating wealth that depends on their performance in work.

In 2018, Rats are somewhat distracted by their routine relationships, and they should take more note of their health status.

Below is a general 2018 (a small part in 2019) summary of Rats' four spheres of life and a monthly horoscope according to the Chinese lunar calendar.


Even though great pressures lie ahead in their careers, Rats have more chances to increase their wealth due to everything going smoothly in their careers in 2018.

All they need to do is break the bonds of convention and persist to the end.


Rats get more attention and appreciation from the management in 2018, and it's possible for them to get promoted as more opportunities are given to them by their bosses.


Female Rats are more popular with men who are well-educated and financially favorable. Male Rats should actively attend more social engagements even though they face tremendous work pressures.


Due to overexerting themselves, Rats are in poor health, both physically and mentally, and often suffer from stomach upsets.

Rats are very vulnerable to suffering from mental weariness as a result of the great work pressure ahead.

zodiac Rat's horoscope

Months in Chinese Astrology

In Chinese astrology, the traditional Chinese solar calendar is used to determine months, hence the first month of the zodiac year begins in early February, within 2 days of February 5, and so on. For more explanation, see The Chinese Calendar.

Month 1 (Feb. 16 – Mar. 16, 2018): Ice-Breaking

Benefiting from their excellent personal relationships in work, Rats make great breakthroughs in their careers at the start of the Chinese year.

Female Rats have a better chance than males of benefiting in a relationship in month 1.

Their health must be their first priority, and they should stick to a regular daily schedule instead of sitting up late at night.

Month 2 (Mar. 17 – Apr. 15, 2018): Opportunity

Month 2 is definitely an excellent opportunity for Rats to fall in love due to having good luck in their careers, wealth, and relationships.

In terms of health, Rats should do more exercises to combat laziness.

Month 3 (Apr. 16 – May 14, 2018): Pressurized

Month 3 is an extremely pressurized month for Rats, who should devote themselves fully to work in order to ensure successful career developments. Everything goes rather smoothly.

In terms of financial luck, which is mediocre this month, Rats should cut their expenses to allow for important things in the future.

With regard to relationships, Rats should keep a clear mind as they have limited energy.

Concerning their health, Rats should take more note of their health status, even though they are fully occupied with their career developments.

Month 4 (May 15 – Jun. 13, 2018): Difficult

Rats have great difficulty developing their careers and accumulating wealth in month 4 due to repercussions from month 3.

Rats have less time to take note of their relationships, and also experience the worst time of the year in terms of their health.

Month 5 (Jun. 14 – Jul. 12, 2018): Bad

Everything goes against Rats due to continuous bad luck in month 5.

Instead of trying to do things their way at work, Rats should keep a low profile and keep things as they are to avoid unnecessary trouble.

Month 6 (Jul. 13 – Aug. 10, 2018): Change

Compared with their bad luck regarding finances in the previous two months, Rats' luck starts to change for the better in month 6. However, they still face some pressures.

In finance, Rats should tighten their belts and avoid extra investments.

In relationships, things start to look up in the early part of month 6.

Month 7 (Aug. 11 – Sep. 9, 2018): New Leaf

Rats turn a new leaf in terms of financial rewards in their careers in month 7. They may get unexpected help to solve their personal problems.

There are more chances for them to earn money. Therefore, their wealth increases considerably after the previous month’s tight fiscal policy.

In terms of relationships, Rats have their ups and downs, and married Rats celebrate good news, such as bringing new babies into the world.

Month 8 (Sep. 10 – Oct. 8, 2018): Improved

The romantic lives of Rats greatly improve in month 8, especially for single Rats. They have more chances to meet their Mr. or Miss Right.

Financial opportunities are routine for Rats this month, and they can keep a balance between their work and social life if they form regular sleep and dietary habits.

Month 9 (Oct. 9 – Nov. 7, 2018): Fortunate

Benefiting from their excellent performance in work, Rats accumulate a lot of wealth in month 9.

Female Rats experience a lot of luck and have a good chance of meeting their Mr. Right this month.

Month 10 (Nov. 8 – Dec. 6, 2018): Bittersweet

Great changes in their place of work and financial position occur for Rats in month 10, having a substantial influence on their careers.

Their finances dissipate almost as quickly as they are gained; however, they benefit from stable incomes as long as they do not change their lifestyles too much.

Month 11 (Dec. 7, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019): Stable

Work is fairly stable for Rats in month 11; however, female Rats are very vulnerable to setbacks in their relationships.

Rats should avoid being greedy at mealtimes and look after their eyes, spleens, and stomachs.

Month 12 (Jan. 6 – Feb. 4, 2019): Refreshed

Rats progress at work and benefit from an increased income. They also have a good chance of being promoted.

As virtually no big changes occur within their relationships, Rats benefit a lot from love and marriage.

With their lives getting back on track, Rats have a happy ending to the year even though their financial luck keeps changing.

Monthly Fortune Prospects for Chinese Zodiac Signs in 2018