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Monthly horoscope: May 2024 spells good fortune for all the Chinese zodiac signs

May 2024 in the year of the Wood Dragon is all about hard work and resilience paying off for the Chinese zodiac signs. Thus, the monthly horoscope according to the Chinese calendar brings the sign of the Earth Snake into focus, and all the zodiacs will see its traits manifesting in their lives. Here’s what the May 2024 horoscope says for the Chinese zodiac signs.

May 2024 monthly horoscope: Professional dreams to come true for all Chinese zodiac signs

May 2024 will be the month of transformation, as the Chinese zodiac signs invite good chi and chase work-related dreams with passion. While they gear up for a promotion or a job change, they will be awarded for their sincerity, patience and skills, according to Chinese astrology.

The zodiac signs will honour their core values and integrity and seek work-life balance. Personal relationships will be the focus as well. Overall, this is a good month for manifesting professional and personal growth. Check out your birth year animal to know what is in store for you specifically.

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What’s in store for your Chinese zodiac sign in May 2024


Birth years: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

Rats will have a slow start to the month as nothing spectacular will happen in the first half. After 8 May, things will pick up for them at work. They are advised to trust their gut which will save them from making wrong decisions. Additionally, they must also pay attention to their health and reach out to an expert immediately without delaying the matter.

They might face a few problems in their personal life with a long-term partner, but they will resolve them, eventually. They are recommended to spend time with close friends and family.


May 2024 horoscope for chinese zodiac
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Birth years: 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

This is an important month for those born in the month of the ox, as it will bring about some key changes in their work life. They will strive hard to attain perfection and will devote the first fortnight of the month to concentrate on their job. The second half of May 2024 will be reserved for some much-needed respite from work and spending quality time with their partner or spouse. A romantic vacation is also on the cards at the end of this month.

The natives might get overwhelmed and feel exhausted because of all the happenings of the month. Hence, they should eat healthy food and take good rest.

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Birth years: 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

The monthly horoscope for the Chinese zodiac of the tiger predicts unease and restlessness. These natives will be stuck in conflicts of personal or professional sorts and will concentrate their energies on the same. They are likely to feel low and unsettled, but the good news is that their struggles will ease out by the end of the month, and they can return to their original positive self by then.


Birth years: 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023

The month of May brings a lot of positivity to the people born in the year of the rabbit. They will feel inspired and yearn to taste financial success, by fetching a new job, winning an award or increasing their profits.

However, there might be some negativity from the close quarters of their family and friends who might be jealous of their success. They should cleanse their aura, avoid such people and concentrate on their own lives.


Birth years: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024

The people born in the Year of the Dragon must be careful this month as even though they will be presented with opportunities to grow, there also will be a few challenges. One thing to keep in mind for these natives is that they should avoid making hasty and rash decisions.

They also need to keep an eye on their spending. Towards the end of May, they will feel closer to their family and create some beautiful memories with them to cherish for a lifetime.


Birth years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025

Those born in the year of the snake, get ready to have all your wishes fulfilled. May 2024 is the most auspicious month of the Year of the Wood Dragon and the natives of the snake sign will be blessed. They will tick a few items off their bucket list and welcome financial prosperity. They will progress rapidly in all areas of life.


Birth years: 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026

The horse needs to tread carefully this month. Filled with a lot of ambition, they will be propelled to venture into new projects. Though this attitude is encouraged, they must take it slow and not rush into things. They are advised to listen to their intuition, warning them of bad omens. Their professional projects will likely come to fruition this month.

Taking a break with loved ones will help patch things up with family in case of persistent differences.


Birth years: 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

This zodiac animal sign will be filled with limitless energy and optimism to achieve new goals. However, impatience will cause anxiety for them. Mental health should be a focus for the sheep in May 2024. They should also avoid reckless spending of any kind to improve their financial situation. They will not be able to shake off their feelings of negativity this month. Hence, they should take up any opportunity of travelling they get. A work trip is most likely to happen to them.


Birth years: 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028

The May 2024 horoscope for Chinese zodiac signs predicts financial gains for the Year of Monkey individuals. This will provide them with some security. They will spend comfortably because they have earned the right to do so! This month also brings some challenges on the work, family and health fronts, but they will be successfully managed if the natives maintain a solution-oriented attitude.


Birth years: 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

Roosters need to be watchful of their temper as it might lead to unnecessary confrontations with peers and the former will regret it later. According to the May 2024 horoscope for Chinese zodiac signs, they are also advised to keep up their good work for steady progress in the professional space and scout for other sources of income. The second half of the month will invite happy times for them with their family. They will also spend quality time and arrange fun summer picnics with them.


Birth years: 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2030

This month, people belonging to the Year of the Dog will experience financial success, stability and pleasure after a long time. They will fight nagging feelings of negativity, but they must avoid dwelling on these thoughts. The second half of May will bring financial gains to this sign.


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Birth years: 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

The natives will be supported by their higher-ups at work who will instil confidence in them to aim higher in their professional lives. According to the monthly horoscope for the Chinese zodiac of the pig, singles will most likely find love. Those in relationships will find marital bliss.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

-Which Chinese zodiac is the luckiest?
Year of the Dragon individuals are considered the luckiest, as suggested by the monthly horoscope for the Chinese zodiac.

-What is my birth animal according to the Chinese zodiac?
The birth year of a person is considered when finding their Chinese zodiac animal.

-What are the 12 Chinese zodiac signs?
Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep (Goat), Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig are the 12 Chinese zodiac signs.

Monthly horoscope: May 2024 spells good fortune for all the Chinese zodiac signs

Preeti Kulkarni

Senior Digital Writer, Astrology and Wellness

After completing her PG in New Media from the Asian College of Journalism, Preeti has worked in a daily and a magazine before finding her calling in digital journalism. A lover of single malts and an avid pop culture junkie, you can catch her at the movies on weekends or binge-watching the latest shows on OTT when she is not busy preparing her toddler for his Hogwarts letter.

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