What is the Chinese New Year animal for 2013?

What is the Chinese New Year animal for 2013?

What is the Chinese New Year animal for 2013?

I’ve been asked this in class a couple of times recently, so for the benefit of our members and anyone else who’s interested, the Chinese New Year 2013 animal is the Snake. There are several blogposts already on this blog where you can find out more details about the Snake, Chinese New Year traditions, as well as Chinese Zodiac Years 2013. In this post, we’ll have a little fun with Chinese New Year Animals 2013.

You are said to have the characteristics of three animals, one for your birth year, one for your birth month and one for the time you were born. For example, I was born in 1961 so I’m an Ox. I was born in April so I also have some Dragon tendencies! And I was born at 2 O’Clock in the morning. More Ox. There’s a table below showing Chinese Zodiac Years 2013 and all years prior to that, which will tell you what animal you are according to the year of your birth.
Rat 2008 1996 1984 1972 1960 1948 1936
Ox 2009 1997 1985 1973 1961 1949 1937
Tiger 2010 1998 1986 1974 1962 1950 1938
Rabbit 2011 1999 1987 1975 1963 1951 1939
Dragon 2012 2000 1988 1976 1964 1952 1940
SNAKE 2013 2001 1989 1977 1965 1953 1941
Horse 2014 2002 1990 1978 1966 1954 1942
Ram 2015 2003 1991 1979 1967 1955 1943
Monkey 2016 2004 1992 1980 1968 1956 1944
Rooster 2017 2005 1993 1981 1969 1957 1945
Dog 2018 2006 1994 1982 1970 1958 1946
Pig 2019 2007 1995 1983 1971 1959 1947

I’ve highlighted the Snake so you can see the Chinese New Year 2013 animal easily. It’s interesting when being asked “What is the Chinese New Year animal for 2013?” to note that the Snake was also the animal of 2001, 1989, 1977  and 1965.

Below is a table showing you what animal each month corresponds to.

Month Born

January             -      Ox

February           -      Tiger

March               -      Rabbit

April                 -      Dragon

May                  -      Snake

June                  -      Horse

July                   -      Goat

August              -      Monkey

September       -      Rooster

October            -     Dog

November        -      Pig

December        -      Rat

And finally for this post about Chinese New Year Animals 2013, the time.

Time Born

23:00 – 01:00: 子 Rat

01:00 – 03:00: 丑 Ox

03:00 – 05:00: 寅 Tiger

05:00 – 07:00: 卯 Rabbit

07:00 – 09:00: 辰 Dragon

09:00 – 11:00: 巳 Snake

11:00 – 13:00: 午 Horse

13:00 – 15:00: 未 Sheep

15:00 – 17:00: 申 Monkey

17:00 – 19:00: 酉 Rooster

19:00 – 21:00: 戌 Dog

21:00 – 23:00: 亥 Pig

I hope you have fun with your Chinese New Year Animals 2013. Do you share any characteristics with the Chinese New Year 2013 animal, the Snake?

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What is the Chinese New Year animal for 2013? We have several other posts on the Year of the Snake, please take a look and don’t forget to leave us your comments.