🐵 Chinese Horoscope 2016 - Year of the Fire Monkey 2016 horoscope and yearly predictions for the 12 Chinese zodiac signs

What is the date, animal and element of the year 2016?

  • Chinese New Year 2016's date: 8 Feb. 2016
  • Chinese New Year 2016's Animal: Monkey
  • Chinese New Year 2016's Element: Fire

For all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is a period of renewed fighting spirit.

📅 What's my Chinese zodiac sign?

During the year, you shall notice more frequent success in your ventures, as most occurring issues you're facing are quickly handled.

For people born in the Year of the Monkey in particular, 2016 is a discreet and intense quest to improve their personal well-being. Monkeys have strong financial motivations for enjoying fierce competition during the year.

For all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, provided you demonstrate endurance and patience, 2016 is the perfect time for receiving invigorating energies.

If you start a new project, make sure you get associated with the right business partners, as new sparkling energies also mean heavier risks in case of failure. At work, provided you stay quick, focused and surrounded by the right people, your business might become mature enough for takeoff in 2016.

The Year of the Fire Monkey being propitious for regular money supply, it is also the right time in 2016 for families and couples to reconsider their daily relationships and break the routine.

2016 is not for habits and negative energies are quickly repelled. The combination of Fire with the sign of the Monkey brings vitality and innovation to both business and personal relationships.

During 2016, political tensions are stronger as conservative governments and financial markets get a harder time. People and money are moving around the planet at an even faster rate, and only the most resourceful and risk-taking individuals amongst the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac are promised great success in 2016.

It's also perfect time for you to reconsider part of the organization of your social life, as some friends suddenly behave more bitter and jealous, leaving you disappointed and disengaged. 

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2016 still is a year of optimism, cheerfulness and happy family gatherings.

Monkey (zodiac) eminent personalities - Celebrities born in the Year of the Monkey

Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Gauguin, Caligula, Jacques Chirac, Ernesto Che Guevarra, Ban Ki-moon, Robert Mueller, Haruhiko Kuroda, Jennifer Aniston, Louise Bourgoin, Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks, Macaulay Culkin, Dalida, Céline Dion, Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue, Sıla, Justin Timberlake, Channing Tatum, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Gosling, Ronaldhino, Steven Gerrard, Gisele Bundchen, Yao Ming, Ashanti, Chris Pine

By KarmaWeather - August 8, 2015
Updated on May 28, 2018
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Horoscope for all 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac in 2016, Year of the Fire Monkey

🐭 Rat

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Rat, 1st sign of the Chinese zodiac

Rat birth years:
1948, 1960,
1972, 1984,
1996, 2008,

In 2016, people born in the Year of the Rat can expect dazzling professional and financial success, provided they don't neglect their family by indulging in their immoderate appetite for money.

People born in the year of the Rat can also expect regular and brightening good news, as much as unexpected solutions to old problems. However, to avoid any risk of tarnishing their year, it makes more sense for Rats to wait for a better time if they ever thought of changing partners, whether in business or love.

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🐮 Ox

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Ox-Bull, 2nd sign of the Chinese zodiac

Ox birth years:
1949, 1961,
1973, 1985,
1997, 2009,

Although the Ox usually manages to maintain his/her neutrality in conflict situations, 2016 forces Oxen to adopt firm positions, sometimes at the risk of disappointing part of their entourage and jeopardizing some of their projects. Oxen consequently risk being confronted with conflict situations from which they may escape only by getting out of their legendary calm.

In love as in business, better for the Ox to wait for a better year before considering new relationships. 2016 is average for Oxen, and only their prudence only can allow them to retain their previous gains. People born in the Year of the Ox should rather focus on studies and training in the course of the year.

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🐯 Tiger

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Tiger, 3rd sign of the Chinese zodiac

Tiger birth years:
1950, 1962,
1974, 1986,
1998, 2010,

In 2016, people born in the Year of the Tiger must overcome much more restrictive and difficult tests than usual. Tigers' stamina  will be severely tested. Above all, they should learn to keep their mouth shut as it won't be a good time to settle accounts. Tigers may also become the target of direct confrontations from which they would come out weaker.

It would be wise for Tigers to consider making a long trip in 2016. If they manage to be patient and cunning enough in order to protect their interests, Tigers can still make profits in the year of Fire Monkey.

➔ Read full Tiger horoscope

🐰 Rabbit

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Rabbit-Cat, 4th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Rabbit birth years:
1951, 1963,
1975, 1987,
1999, 2011,

The Fire Monkey year being favorable for earnings and finances, 2016 can also be a good return on investment period for Rabbits. However there's also risk that some of their employees may decide to betray them. However Rabbits always get back on their feet and get their due. It is advised for Rabbits to keep cautious and beware of losers amongst their friends.

Rabbits may find it a good time to clean-up their Facebook friends list and rethink their personal habits, in order to better devote themselves to personal improvement and strength. All in all, 2016 is a decent year for the Rabbit.

➔ Read full Rabbit horoscope

🐲 Dragon

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Dragon, 5th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Dragon birth years:
1952, 1964,
1976, 1988,
2000, 2012,

2016 is a hectic year for Dragons, who shall face many trials that might force them to swallow their oversized ego. Indeed, people born in the year of Dragon should better remain calm and not rejoice too quickly if significant increases in their financial situation occur in 2016.

If Dragons are unwilling to accept certain compromises during the course of the year, they could see tumbling down much of what they have built so far. Dragons should learn to control their rigidity if they don't want to find themselves in unfavorable situations. As painful as it may seem, they may be faced with separation, which might have beneficial consequences in the end. Dragons shall then be able to resume their flight to greener pastures.

➔ Read full Dragon horoscope

🐍 Snake

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Snake, 6th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Snake birth years:
1953, 1965,
1977, 1989,
2001, 2013,

2016 is a less damaging year to Snakes than usual. Snakes' initial force being the Fire element, this year will be relatively consistent for them, as 2016 is also dominated by Fire.

Therefore during the year, Snakes can get the help they wish to seek more often than usual. They could even receive help from unexpected sources, if only they describe their ideas properly. But it is also to be noted that people born in the Year of the Snake shall maintain maximum neutrality in crisis situations, and try to be less curious on certain topics that don't concern them directly, if they don't want to get headfirst into holes of tensions.

➔ Read full Snake horoscope

🐴 Horse

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Horse, 7th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Horse birth years:
1954, 1966,
1978, 1990,
2002, 2014,

Like the Snake, the Horse also holds the Fire element as a primary element. 2016 is a very beneficial year with promises of gains and success in business, as well as unexpected profits through new professional supports.

Creativity of people born the year of the Horse is very strong during 2016, which will cause envy in their social circle. All this bright energy could also bring Horses their share of worries. They could be plagued with stupid accidents and should better quickly make out people plotting against them if they want to avoid loosing track on their projects. Horses are also likely to hear bad news during the course of the year, however not concerning them directly. The general atmosphere of 2016 is still very beneficial to the Horse.

➔ Read full Horse horoscope

🐐 Goat

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Goat-Sheep, 8th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Goat birth years:
1955, 1967,
1979, 1991,
2003, 2015,

In 2016, Goats improve their reputation and receive rewards and promotions. People born in the Year of the Goat should therefore see a significant increase in earning and profits, as their confidence is regained from the New Year 2016 onwards.

More autonomous and above all more selective in their choices, wether sentimental or professional, Goats should come out successful out of most bad situations they face during 2016, and spend a wonderful year. For singles, it isn't time yet thinking about moving into serious relationship. Goats in couples are at risk of passing tensions with their partner, but nothing serious.

➔ Read full Goat horoscope

🐵 Monkey

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Monkey, 9th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Monkey birth years:
1944, 1956,
1968, 1980,
1992, 2004,

In 2016, Monkeys swiftly get the support they need from friends and family, making their wildest ambitions come true, provided they choose the right path and the most appropriate business partners.

Monkeys wishing to try luck during the year should rather think twice and properly assess the situation first. Results from their ventures could bring Monkeys both success and failures. But not to worry! Monkeys are always master tacticians and avoid conflict and strife with great talent. 2016 is a great year for Monkeys if they want to start a new business. However it's most critical that they choose their partner carefully if time allows it.

Last but not least, it would bode well reminding people born in the Year of the Monkey to monitor their spending and take care of their health, especially their nervous system.

➔ Read full Monkey horoscope

🐔 Rooster

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Rooster, 10th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Rooster birth years:
1945, 1957,
1969, 1981,
1993, 2005,

For most natives of the Rooster, 2016 is a year of great agitation hidden under a mask of perfect happiness. Finances issues could even jeopardize or question the path of their carreer. During the year, when facing difficulties, Roosters refrain themselves  as much as they can to giving in to anger.

In any case, Roosters' first priority during 2016 should be to care for the well-being of their family and home. Whenever they get into an argument with one of their close ones, Roosters should rely on their own observations rather than listening to advice from the outside. 

By taking care of better preserving your energies, by the end of the year, Roosters should eventually manage to reap benefits of their efforts to keep things safe and tidy in the barnyard.

➔ Read full Rooster horoscope

🐶 Dog

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Dog, 11th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Dog birth years:
1946, 1958,
1970, 1982,
1994, 2006,

Overall, 2016 is a very good year for people born in the Year of the Dog. Eventhough things might not really live up to their expectations, Dogs find consolation by spending quality time with new and influential friends, or enjoying family gatherings during the week-ends.

2016 is a time of instability regarding the life of the Dog usually more at ease in homebody environment. Both happy and comfortable in their job, Dogs don't like to stray too far from their home. But this year is special, and following good news, they shall enjoy living new adventures outside of their perimeter. However they should make sure they monitor their savings and expenses.

➔ Read full Dog horoscope

🐷 Pig

2016 Year of the Monkey horoscope for the Pig-Boar, 12th sign of the Chinese zodiac

Pig birth years:
1947, 1959,
1971, 1983,
1995, 2007,

In 2016, Pigs need to learn how to prioritize their personal interests first rather than just trying to settle down.

Regardless of their sentimental insatisfaction, Pigs would rather choose comfort and security rather than considering a break, but shall be rewarded for their courage and loyalty.

During the course of the year, people born  in the Year of the Pig find it easier to obtain financing to their projects. By keeping cautious and discreet, Pigs find their way through the year that should be at their benefit.

➔ Read full Pig horoscope

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