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Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey

It’s almost Chinese New Year so why not have a bit of fun and discover what 2016 has in store for you based on the traditional Chinese zodiac animals? We’ve got your lucky colours, numbers and flowers, as well as what you should avoid too!
 

OVERVIEW OF THE YEAR OF THE RED MONKEY 2016

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey DECOR

February 2016 brings the year of the Red Fire Monkey. Expect passions, desires to learn, grow, create and innovate to be at its all-time peak. Investments will flourish and economies will pick up. This applies to both a global and a personal perspective. It’s the perfect year for all singletons to link up with their plus ones and those hitched to expand their families. So move forward with optimism and a cheery disposition. Indulging in a little risk taking will present no harm this year!

RAT
Feb.18,1912-Feb.5,1913; Feb.5,1924-Jan.23,1925; Jan.24,1936-Feb.10,1937; Feb.10,1948-Jan.28,1949; Jan.28,1960-Feb.14,1961; Feb.15,1972-Feb.2,1973; Feb.2,1984-Feb.19,1985; Feb.19,1996-Feb.6,1997; Feb.6,2008-Jan.25,2009

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey RAT

Lucky Numbers: 2, 3
Lucky Colors: gold, blue, green
Lucky Flowers: lily, African violet, lily of the valley
Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast

Unlucky Numbers: 5, 9
Unlucky Colors: yellow, brown
Unlucky Direction: west

Those born in the year of the Rat can expect to be presented with all the tools and opportunities to make things happen this 2016. However, rash decisions and a lack of discipline are not part of the equation. It’s ok to daydream and take risks but in moderation when combined with level headedness. Moving forward too quickly may result in financial loss however moving forward slowly but surely will ensure success. Anticipate tongues to wag with jealousy at your successes. But with your style and elegance you put them to shame quietly.

OX
Feb.6,1913-Jan.25,1914; Jan.24,1925-Feb.12,1926; Feb.11,1937-Jan.30,1938; Jan.29,1949-Feb.16,1950; Feb.15,1961-Feb.4,1962; Feb.3,1973-Jan.22,1974; Feb.20,1985-Feb.8,1986; Feb.7,1997-Jan.27,1998; Jan.26,2009-Feb.13,2010

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey OX

Lucky Numbers: 1, 9
Lucky Colors: red, blue, purple
Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom
Lucky Directions: southeast, south and north

Unlucky Numbers: 3, 4
Unlucky Colors: white, green
Unlucky Direction: northwest

It’s about seeking your passion this 2016 for the Ox. You are looking to find the one thing that will excite you and keep your attention going. It’s going to be a year of finding the balance between taking risks and lying low when you need to. Participating in conflicts and power struggles aren’t really going to work in your favour so stick with what you are familiar with and you will find your joy. Self-improvement seems to be the theme for the year where you work on building on existing knowledge. Expect to discover a new ambitious and more confident you by year end as energies become more focused.

TIGER
Jan.26,1914-Feb.13,1915; Feb.13,1926-Feb.1,1927; Jan.31,1938-Feb.18,1939; Feb.17,1950-Feb.5,1951; Feb.5,1962-Jan.24,1963; Jan.23,1974-Feb.10,1975; Feb.9,1986-Jan.28,1987; Jan.28,1998-Feb.15,1999; Feb.14,2010-Feb.2,2011

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey TIGER

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: grey, blue, white, orange
Lucky Flowers: cineraria, anthurium
Lucky Directions: south, east, southeast

Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black
Unlucky Direction: northwest

2016 is going to be a year riddled with ‘situations’. Each one will be a test of your qualities. Roaring your way out isn’t really going to cut it this year. Use your intellect, practice calm, emotional maturity and lots of patience to weave your way out of tight alleys. Short cuts will be very enticing but hold yourself back from taking them as your ‘situation’ will definitely make a reappearance as taking short cuts would mean you have not learnt your lesson the first time round. It’s a fairly ambitious year where you will feel the need to achieve lots but avoid getting frustrated when things don’t always go your way.

RABBIT
Feb.14,1915-Feb.2,1916; Feb.2,1927-Jan.22,1928; Feb.19,1939-Feb.8,1940; Feb.6,1951-Jan.26,1952; Jan.25,1963-Feb.12,1964; Feb.11,1975-Jan.30,1976; Jan.29,1987-Feb.16,1988; Feb.16,1999-Feb.4,2000; Feb.3,2011-Jan.22,2012

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey RABBIT

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
Lucky Colors: red, blue, pink, purple
Lucky Flowers: snapdragon, plantain lily, nerve plant
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
Unlucky Colors: dark brown, dark yellow, white
Unlucky Direction: northwest

A smooth year ahead it is for Rabbits. Luck together with hard work moves you upwards and onwards fairly quickly. As swift as things are flowing for you, it is always advisable to step back for a moment and quieten things down to listen to that inner voice which will prove to be your strong guidance this year. Good things are never achieved on your own hence remember to encourage and praise the team that you work with. Slowing things down will be an appropriate thing to do during the third quarter. It’s also a fantastic year for picking up new knowledge or skill set. Rise to the challenge and test yourself and don’t be afraid to try that off the beaten path.

DRAGON
Feb.3,1916-Jan.22,1917; Feb.23,1928-Feb.9,1929; Feb.9,1940-Jan.26,1941; Jan.27,1952-Feb.13,1953; Feb.13,1964-Feb.1,1965; Jan.31,1976-Feb.17,1977; Feb.17,1988-Feb.5,1989; Feb.5,2000-Jan.23,2001; Jan.23,2012-Feb.9,2013

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey DRAGON

Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 6
Lucky Colors: gold, silver, hoary
Lucky Flowers: bleeding heart vine, larkspur, hyacinth
Lucky Directions: west, north, northwest

Unlucky Numbers: 9, 8, 3
Unlucky Colors: red, green, purple, black
Unlucky Direction: southeast

Don’t make decisions that you otherwise would not normally make. Stick with the familiar and you will be in a very safe position for 2016. Keep an eye on your finances as well. Avoid getting into any investment opportunities which sound too good to be true. Going with the herd might be just what you need this year. When it comes to career and ambitions, opportunities are abundant and all equally good. It might be good for you to get a general consensus from close ones when going for the best option just to be sure you aren’t taking unnecessary risks. Your general mood will turn more cheery and more at ease as the year progresses so just take care as not to rub people up the wrong way at the start of the year.

SNAKE
Jan.23,1917-Feb.10,1918; Feb.10,1929-Jan.29,1930; Jan.27,1941-Feb.14,1942; Feb.14,1953-Feb.2,1954; Feb.2,1965-Jan.20,1966; Feb.18,1977-Feb.6,1978; Feb.6,1989-Jan.26,1990; Jan.24,2001-Feb.11,2002; Feb.10,2013-Jan.30,2014

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey SNAKE

Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9
Lucky Colors: red, light yellow, black
Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus
Lucky Directions: northeast, southwest, south

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
Unlucky Colors: white, gold, brown
Unlucky Direction: northwest

There is no point in feeling discontent you realise this Monkey Year of 2016. Snakes will find themselves switching their focus on appreciating what is already before them rather than constantly craving for something better. The patience of the snake will certainly be tested. This will be evident when what you have been working on takes forever to deliver results and you begin to lose hope. Relationships will see an improvement as you decide to mature up and forgive past grievances. Keeping the peace within yourself and with everyone will be your motto this coming year.

HORSE
Feb.11,1918-Jan.31,1919; Jan.30,1930-Feb.16,1931; Feb.15,1942-Feb.4,1943; Feb.3,1954-Jan.23,1955; Jan.21,1966-Feb.8,1967; Feb.7,1978-Jan.27,1979; Jan.27,1990-Feb.14,1991; Feb.12,2002-Jan.31,2003; Jan.31,2014-Feb.18,2015

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey HORSE

Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 7
Lucky Colors: brown, yellow, purple
Lucky Flowers: calla lily, jasmine, marigold
Lucky Directions: northeast, southwest and northwest

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 5, 6
Unlucky Colors: blue, white, gold
Unlucky Direction: southeast

It looks like it’s going to be a successful year ahead for Horses when it comes to business and career. Creativity is blooming and ideas just seem to be popping out of your ears. Be cautious as to whom you are sharing this information with. Shared with the wrong company and it could stir up jealousy and negativity which would not work in your favour of achieving success. Also you do not want someone else to make something out of your ideas before you do! You may ‘lose’ some money in the form of an investment but this will be returned very soon in terms of profits or gains. There is a nice flow and structure to the year which allows you to achieve what you have been wanting for some time in this Monkey Year!

SHEEP
Feb.1,1919-Feb.19,1920; Feb.17,1931-Feb.5,1932; Feb.5,1943-Jan.24,1944; Jan.24,1955-Feb.11,1956; Feb.9,1967-Jan.29,1968; Jan.28,1979-Feb.15,1980; Feb.15,1991-Feb.3,1992; Feb.1,2003-Jan.21,2004; Feb.19,2015-Feb.7,2016

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey SHEEP

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
Lucky Colors: green, red, purple
Lucky Flowers: carnation, primrose, Alice flower
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south

Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
Unlucky Colors: gold, brown, black
Unlucky Direction: west

Say goodbye to an emotional Year of the Sheep and hello to a very prosperous and exciting Year of the Monkey. It’s good news galore when it comes to the area of your finances, career, business and health. Ideas never cease to flow and changes come quickly. The Sheep will be spoilt for choices when it comes to opportunities. What an exciting time it will be! When things move a little too quickly and good things flow non-stop there will be a tendency to be careless and big headed. So just be on your toes at all times and use your strong sense of intuition to guide you when it comes to judging characters around you.

MONKEY
Feb.20,1920-Feb.7,1921; Feb.6,1932-Jan.25,1933; Jan.25,1944-Feb.12,1945; Feb.12,1956-Jan.30,1957; Jan.30,1968-Feb.16,1969; Feb.16,1980-Feb.4,1981; Feb.4,1992-Jan.22,1993; Jan.22,2004-Feb.8,2005

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey MONKEY

Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Colors: white, gold, blue
Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum, alliums
Lucky Directions: north, northwest, west

Unlucky Numbers: 2, 5, 9
Unlucky Colors: red, black, grey, dark coffee
Unlucky Direction: east

You have learnt what your strengths and weakness are and will be putting them to use this year to carve out a career or business direction for yourself this year. This could be a make or break year. Things could go really well or the opposite. This will be entirely dependent on the choices that you make as you go along. You might find yourself in emotionally unstable times so be sure to make decisions when you find things are at their calmest. The ingredients are all there to make a financial success for yourself this Year of the Monkey but it’s important that you don’t end up making a loss when it comes to who you are dealing with. Intuition will be your friend this year so use it as much as you can to light your path.

ROOSTER
Feb.8,1921-Jan.27,1922; Jan.26,1933-Feb.13,1934; Feb.13,1945-Feb.1,1946; Jan.31,1957-Feb.17,1958; Feb.17,1969-Feb.5,1970; Feb.5,1981-Jan.24,1982; Jan.23,1993-Feb.9,1994; Feb.9,2005-Jan.28,2006

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey ROOSTER

Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8
Lucky Colors: gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Directions: west, southwest, northeast

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
Unlucky Colors: white, green
Unlucky Directions: east, north

The Year of the Monkey provides stability to the Rooster but only if they stay within their limitations. Venturing beyond your comfort zone or choosing to take up challenges which you would not normally do isn’t recommended for this year. Apart from power struggles in the work or business area things are going to plod on in a slow and steady manner. It isn’t the year to put a business idea into motion as it looks like more thought and effort is needed to fine tune your ideas. Roosters may find themselves feeling restless and energies may not be very calm so there may be a tendency to get involved in arguments. Keep a watch on your finances and try your best to achieve a balance between your incomings and outgoings.

DOG
Jan.28,1922-Feb.15,1923; Feb.14,1934-Feb.3,1935; Feb.2,1946-Jan.21,1947; Feb.18,1958-Feb.7,1959; Feb.6,1970-Jan.26,1971; Jan.25,1982-Feb.12,1983; Feb.10,1994-Jan.30,1995; Jan.29,2006-Feb.17,2007

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey DOG

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
Lucky Colors: green, red, purple
Lucky Flowers: rose, oncidium, cymbidium orchids
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
Unlucky Colors: blue, white, golden
Unlucky Direction: north, west

It’s a rather positive Year of the Monkey for the Dog. Adventure and new discoveries await and you take charge of things to make this happen for yourself. You tread where you have never been before but you do so with calculated risks and prior knowledge and understanding. All are very wise moves on your part. For the single Dog, expect wedding bells and for the settled Dog you may expect a little one to add to the clan. There is more time being spent with the family as Dogs usually do. But the adventurous side takes over sometimes and you find yourself a little busier on the social front as well. It’s important that you keep an eye on finances as there will be a need for it on the family front. 

PIG
Feb.16,1923-Feb.4,1924; Feb.4,1935-Jan.23,1936; Jan.22,1947-Feb.9,1948; Feb.8,1959-Jan.27,1960; Jan.27,1971-Feb.24,1972; Feb.13,1983-Feb.1,1984; Jan.31,1995-Feb.18,1996; Feb.18,2007-Feb.6,2008

Read your Chinese Zodiac 2016 horoscope for the Year of the Red Monkey PIG

Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8
Lucky Colors: yellow, grey, brown, gold
Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite
Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
Unlucky Colors: red, blue, green
Unlucky Directions: east, west

Things are pretty much on the side of the Pig this Year of the Monkey. You learn the art of giving and receiving. But this will be more so for your benefit. If things aren’t really going to benefit you in anyway then you won’t be going ahead it. All the elements are in your favour and growth and development are expected in all areas of life like finance, health and energy. Make the most of this year and not let any opportunity go to waste. Take the chance if you feel like it. Trust that all will work out. On the relationship front, for both single and attached pigs, it might be a good time to reassess your priorities and expectations.  Trust your instincts when pursuing someone. Use a different approach like speed dating or the internet and you might just get lucky this year!

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