Chinese New Year Dates and Animal Names

 

2014 Chinese New Year Day is on January, 31 2014. Chinese New Year Day is the first day of the first lunar month of Chinese Lunar Calendar. The first lunar month is the second lunar month after the lunar month (11th lunar month) contains Winter Solstice, which is around December 23 in Gregorian calendar (western calendar). As a result, Chinese New Year Day might fall in the second half of January or the first half of February. The Chinese New Year Day is always between January 20 to February 20 of the Gregorian calendar each year. The following is the listing of Chinese New Year Day based on China time zone. The Chinese New Year Day in US time zones may fell on the different dates.

 

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  Year     Chinese New Year Day   Zodiac Color Animal Sign  
  2000     February,  5 2000   2000 White Metal Dragon Year
  2001     January, 24 2001   2001 White Metal Snake Year
  2002     February, 12 2002   2002 Black Water Horse Year
  2003     February,  1 2003   2003 Black Water Sheep Year
  2004     January, 22 2004   2004 Green Wood Monkey Year
  2005     February,  9 2005   2005 Green Wood Chicken Year
  2006     January, 29 2006   2006 Red Fire Dog Year
  2007     February, 18 2007   2007 Red Fire Pig Year
  2008     February,  7 2008   2008 Brown Earth Rat Year
  2009     January, 26 2009   2009 Brown Earth Cow Year
  2010     February, 14 2010   2010 White Metal Tiger Year
  2011     February,  3 2011   2011 White Metal Rabbit Year
  2012     January, 23 2012   2012 Black Water Dragon Year
  2013     February, 10 2013   2013 Black Water Snake Year
  2014     January, 31 2014   2014 Green Wood Horse Year
  2015     February, 19 2015   2015 Green Wood Sheep Year
  2016     February,  8 2016   2016 Red Fire Monkey Year
  2017     January, 28 2017   2017 Red Fire Chicken Year
  2018     February, 16 2018   2018 Brown Earth Dog Year
  2019     February,  5 2019   2019 Brown Earth Pig Year
  2020     January, 25 2020   2020 White Metal Rat Year
 
  1900     January, 31 1900   1900 White Metal Rat Year
  1901     February, 19 1901   1901 White Metal Cow Year
  1902     February,  8 1902   1902 Black Water Tiger Year
  1903     January, 29 1903   1903 Black Water Rabbit Year
  1904     February, 16 1904   1904 Green Wood Dragon Year
  1905     February,  4 1905   1905 Green Wood Snake Year
  1906     January, 25 1906   1906 Red Fire Horse Year
  1907     February, 13 1907   1907 Red Fire Sheep Year
  1908     February,  2 1908   1908 Brown Earth Monkey Year
  1909     January, 22 1909   1909 Brown Earth Chicken Year
  1910     February, 10 1910   1910 White Metal Dog Year
  1911     January, 30 1911   1911 White Metal Pig Year
  1912     February, 18 1912   1912 Black Water Rat Year
  1913     February,  6 1913   1913 Black Water Cow Year
  1914     January, 26 1914   1914 Green Wood Tiger Year
  1915     February, 14 1915   1915 Green Wood Rabbit Year
  1916     February,  4 1916   1916 Red Fire Dragon Year
  1917     January, 23 1917   1917 Red Fire Snake Year
  1918     February, 11 1918   1918 Brown Earth Horse Year
  1919     February,  1 1919   1919 Brown Earth Sheep Year
  1920     February, 20 1920   1920 White Metal Monkey Year
  1921     February,  8 1921   1921 White Metal Chicken Year
  1922     January, 28 1922   1922 Black Water Dog Year
  1923     February, 16 1923   1923 Black Water Pig Year
  1924     February,  5 1924   1924 Green Wood Rat Year
  1925     January, 24 1925   1925 Green Wood Cow Year
  1926     February, 13 1926   1926 Red Fire Tiger Year
  1927     February,  2 1927   1927 Red Fire Rabbit Year
  1928     January, 23 1928   1928 Brown Earth Dragon Year
  1929     February, 10 1929   1929 Brown Earth Snake Year
  1930     January, 30 1930   1930 White Metal Horse Year
  1931     February, 17 1931   1931 White Metal Sheep Year
  1932     February,  6 1932   1932 Black Water Monkey Year
  1933     January, 26 1933   1933 Black Water Chicken Year
  1934     February, 14 1934   1934 Green Wood Dog Year
  1935     February,  4 1935   1935 Green Wood Pig Year
  1936     January, 24 1936   1936 Red Fire Rat Year
  1937     February, 11 1937   1937 Red Fire Cow Year
  1938     January, 31 1938   1938 Brown Earth Tiger Year
  1939     February, 19 1939   1939 Brown Earth Rabbit Year
  1940     February,  8 1940   1940 White Metal Dragon Year
  1941     January, 27 1941   1941 White Metal Snake Year
  1942     February, 15 1942   1942 Black Water Horse Year
  1943     February,  5 1943   1943 Black Water Sheep Year
  1944     January, 25 1944   1944 Green Wood Monkey Year
  1945     February, 13 1945   1945 Green Wood Chicken Year
  1946     February,  2 1946   1946 Red Fire Dog Year
  1947     January, 22 1947   1947 Red Fire Pig Year
  1948     February, 10 1948   1948 Brown Earth Rat Year
  1949     January, 29 1949   1949 Brown Earth Cow Year
  1950     February, 17 1950   1950 White Metal Tiger Year
  1951     February,  6 1951   1951 White Metal Rabbit Year
  1952     January, 27 1952   1952 Black Water Dragon Year
  1953     February, 14 1953   1953 Black Water Snake Year
  1954     February,  3 1954   1954 Green Wood Horse Year
  1955     January, 24 1955   1955 Green Wood Sheep Year
  1956     February, 12 1956   1956 Red Fire Monkey Year
  1957     January, 31 1957   1957 Red Fire Chicken Year
  1958     February, 18 1958   1958 Brown Earth Dog Year
  1959     February,  8 1959   1959 Brown Earth Pig Year
  1960     January, 28 1960   1960 White Metal Rat Year
  1961     February, 15 1961   1961 White Metal Cow Year
  1962     February,  5 1962   1962 Black Water Tiger Year
  1963     January, 25 1963   1963 Black Water Rabbit Year
  1964     February, 13 1964   1964 Green Wood Dragon Year
  1965     February,  2 1965   1965 Green Wood Snake Year
  1966     January, 21 1966   1966 Red Fire Horse Year
  1967     February,  9 1967   1967 Red Fire Sheep Year
  1968     January, 30 1968   1968 Brown Earth Monkey Year
  1969     February, 17 1969   1969 Brown Earth Chicken Year
  1970     February,  6 1970   1970 White Metal Dog Year
  1971     January, 27 1971   1971 White Metal Pig Year
  1972     February, 15 1972   1972 Black Water Rat Year
  1973     February,  3 1973   1973 Black Water Cow Year
  1974     January, 23 1974   1974 Green Wood Tiger Year
  1975     February, 11 1975   1975 Green Wood Rabbit Year
  1976     January, 31 1976   1976 Red Fire Dragon Year
  1977     February, 18 1977   1977 Red Fire Snake Year
  1978     February,  7 1978   1978 Brown Earth Horse Year
  1979     January, 28 1979   1979 Brown Earth Sheep Year
  1980     February, 16 1980   1980 White Metal Monkey Year
  1981     February,  5 1981   1981 White Metal Chicken Year
  1982     January, 25 1982   1982 Black Water Dog Year
  1983     February, 13 1983   1983 Black Water Pig Year
  1984     February,  2 1984   1984 Green Wood Rat Year
  1985     February, 20 1985   1985 Green Wood Cow Year
  1986     February,  9 1986   1986 Red Fire Tiger Year
  1987     January, 29 1987   1987 Red Fire Rabbit Year
  1988     February, 17 1988   1988 Brown Earth Dragon Year
  1989     February,  6 1989   1989 Brown Earth Snake Year
  1990     January, 27 1990   1990 White Metal Horse Year
  1991     February, 15 1991   1991 White Metal Sheep Year
  1992     February,  4 1992   1992 Black Water Monkey Year
  1993     January, 23 1993   1993 Black Water Chicken Year
  1994     February, 10 1994   1994 Green Wood Dog Year
  1995     January, 31 1995   1995 Green Wood Pig Year
  1996     February, 19 1996   1996 Red Fire Rat Year
  1997     February,  7 1997   1997 Red Fire Cow Year
  1998     January, 28 1998   1998 Brown Earth Tiger Year
  1999     February, 16 1999   1999 Brown Earth Rabbit Year


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