Luck for “Rats”in 2018 — a Chinese Horoscope by Month


The Rat is first of the 12 zodiac signs. Normally, people born in a year of the Rat are flexible and cautions in their actions and are clear about their life plan. They are also good at weighing the advantages and disadvantages of a situation.

In the year of 2018, people born in a year of the Rat will reap benefits I both their career and relations due to their prominently flexible characteristics. Their fortune in each month of 2018 is detailed below, but first a summary…

A Summary of Rats’ Destiny in 2018

Career Prospect

As far as their careers are concerned, 2018 promises an excellent upswing for people born in a year of the Rat. It’s very likely that Rats will get promoted and increased their salaries due to lots of recognition from their bosses.

However, they should be wise and invest their increased income cautiously.


Regarding their romantic lives, it’s very possible for single Rats to get to know a new member of the opposite sex in 2018. However, married Rats are prone to misunderstandings or quarrels with their partners, so frequent careful communicationbetween husbands and wives is recommended.


As for health, Rats should exercise more and avoid too much alcohol in 2017. They will frequently feel physically exhausted due to excessive energy consumption.


Rats will easily get frustrated in their interpersonal relationships in 2017. Therefore, they must do everything very cautiously. They should invest more energy in work and study to improve themselves.

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 February, within 2 days of February 5, and so on. For more explanation, see The Chinese Calendar.

Month 1 (Feb. 3 – March. 5, 2018): Average

Luck for Rats is just normal in month one. It’s recommended for office workers to take a refresher course, due to their excessive aspirations, and they are inclined to get help from friends in many things.

In health, Rats will be in good physical condition but female Rats still should take good care of their health, pay attention to spending, and think carefully before taking action in the first month of 2018.

Month 2 (Mar. 6 – Apr. 4, 2018): Rapport

Though social engagements are considerably reduced for Rats in month 2, it’s still a good time for them to establish interpersonal relationships.

Many an opportunity lies ahead for the single Rat to meet someone new of the opposite sex.

Distances should be kept moderate for the married though, to avoid misunderstandings when they communicate with the other opposite sex. Moreover, they should pay more attention to taking good care of their family.

Month 3 ( Apr. 5 – May 5, 2018): Favorable

In the third month, luck favors the Rat in his /her career, which will be in a rising stage. It’s very likely for them to get recognized by their bosses if they work positively.

In relationships, the trends in love or married lives for Rats will be great.

They should pay attention to traffic safety and a regular diet.

Month 4 ( May 6 – Jun. 5, 2018): Stress

Rats are prone to lack emotional stability due to increasing work pressure and financial difficulties in month 4 of 2018.

Therefore they are encouraged to keep a calm mind. It’s advisable for them to communicate more frequently with others to achieve maximum results with little effort in work.

Month 5 (Jun. 6 – Jul. 6, 2018): Instability

Rats will go through some ups and downs financially. It’s likely that rat merchants will suffer loss due to their mistakes, so they should make thorough plans to accomplish their tasks.

Rats should ensure safety when going outside, and are encouraged to keep in frequent touch with friends.

Month 6 (Jul. 7 – Aug. 7, 2018): Middling

Rats will encounter many setbacks in their career in month 6, and, owing to their middling luck, their achievements may not be recognized by their bosses.

It’s a good time for businessmen to do business in month 6. Rats shouldn’t do things rashly and be overanxious for quick results. Instead, they should make thorough preparation to grasp their opportunities.

In health, Rats should pay great attention to preventing stomach upsets.

Month 7 (Aug. 8 – Sep. 7, 2018): Better

The luck and fortune trend will take a turn for the better for Rats in month 7, due to their making new breakthroughs in both work and career.

It’s not wise for Rats to borrow or lend money in July, and they should conduct themselves prudently when they cooperate with others. Some important documents and tax bills should be processed as quickly as possible.

Month 8 (Sep. 8 – Oct. 8, 2018): Mediocre

Luck for Rats is just so-so in month 8, and they should keep in frequent touch with their family members. They will be able to keep a calm mind even though facing great work pressure and increasing financial spending.

Rats will have good luck with the opposite sex, but they should pay special attention to spending money.

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

Although pressure from work is considerably reduced, Rats will not to be so lucky in month 9, due to the unexpected expenses resulting from their study, career and daily consumables.

Rats should be very careful when investing in stocks and funds. The advised protective measures should be always taken before they do outdoor sports.

Month 10 (Nov. 8 – Dec. 7, 2018): Increasing

Great progress will be made by office worker and merchants who will be frequently on business trips, due to their increasing fortune in month 10. They should learn some industry-related knowledge to pave solid way for their future career.

Be warned: Rats should keep a sharp look-out for someone who may block their way in work.

Month 11 (Dec. 8, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019): Good

Rats will enjoy good lucky in month 11. They will get help from friends and increase their income in a competitive working environment. However, they should not make hasty decisions.

In health, the rats should take precautions against colds and fevers.

In relationships, there will be good news for singles, and the married should take more care of their partners.

Month 12 (Jan. 6, 2019 – Feb. 3, 2019): Lucky

The last solar month of “2018” is a lucky month for Rats, when they can make great progress in both interpersonal relation and romantic life.

They should grasp every opportunity and get help from others if they want to make career breakthroughs.

Rats should avoid spending excessively. It’s advised that they don’t work late, due to increased risk of poor health in month 12.

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