The Snake is the sixth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. It belongs to the “fire” element among the Chinese five elements. The Snake is the most tenacious yet mysterious animal among the 12 Zodiac animals. People born in the Year of the Snake has a collected personality, and will calmly observe their surroundings, and quietly perform their work.

The Snake hour refers to the time from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. At this moment, the snake, which has irregular body temperature, is most active too, it comes out from the cave to get some sun rays.

Years of the Snake

Lucky Things

Lucky Numbers : 2, 8, 9
Lucky Flowers : orchid, cactus
Lucky Colors : Red, Light Yellow, Black

Personality of the Snake


The Snake gives off a romantic air of mystery, is skillful and charismatic, and good at currying favors. In fact, the Snake is dedicated, able to think calmly and knows self-protection. In complex situations, the Snake is able to adapt and respond quickly. No matter how tough the situations are, the Snake is able to preserve and achieve victory with his strong will and calmness.


However, the Snake should pay attention to that people might misunderstand him for his cold personality. Hence the Snake should be open-minded, warm and generous. When there are arguments, be modest and seek advice from others, just as the Chinese saying goes “two heads are better than one”, Do make friends, recognize people as teachers, and this will ensure a smoother future with lesser detours.

The Snake and the Life Path Number

In Numerology, the birth date has significant influences on people’s life. In fact, a life path number can be derived from the sum total of the digits that make up your birth date. Your life path number together with your Chinese Zodiac sign can explore the real you. Here are the traits of the Rooster in reacting to different Life Path Numbers.

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Life Path number
Possess odd habits and dislike being high-profile
Put blame on others yet rarely reflect on their own actions
Skilled in influencing others through their actions
Quick witted, yet prone to failure due to laziness
Possess strong ability to adapt, and good at reckoning
Overly concerned with other people’s opinions, prone to misunderstandings
Excessively worried, prone to failure due to indecisiveness
Act with propriety, build good relationships with others
Talented yet humble

The Compatibility of the Snake with other Chinese Zodiac Animals

The Snake Combines with the Western Zodiac Signs

In the laws of the universe, many areas will use the number “12” to divide some static systems. In the West, there are twelve constellations and in the East, there are twelve zodiac signs. Their difference lies in one goes with using a month as the unit of measurement, and the other uses a year for the unit of measurement. When the zodiac is combined with the constellations, it creates a unique character. The following is a character combination of the Snake with the 12 zodiacal constellations.

Jan 20 - Feb 18Nervous, over-worrying at times, insightful
Feb 19 - Mar 20Cold, hides to oneself
Mar 21 - Apr 19Vicious
Apr 20 - May 20Loyal, yet attractive
May 21 - Jun 20Unstable
Jun 21 - Jul 22Lazy, indolent
Jul 23 - Aug 22Enthusiastic, has perseverance
Aug 23 - Sep 22Beautiful on the outside, yet has an evil heart
Sep 23 - Oct 22Polite, but beware of falling into his trap
Oct 23 - Nov 21Narrow-minded, will tempt others to do bad things
Nov 22 - Dec 21Determined, able to achieve own ideals
Dec 22 - Jan 19Full of philosophy, great wisdom