Chinese Calendar

Season
四 季

Solar Segment

Astrology
(Western)

Sun Longitude

Month Name

Spring
Chun
春 季

Start of Spring | Lichun | 立 春 Aquarius 315 1 - Tiger
Rain Water | Yushui | 雨 水 Pisces 330
Excited Insects | Jingzhe | 驚 蜇 345 2 - Rabbit
Vernal Equinox | Chunfen | 春 分 Aries 0
Clear and Bright | Qingming | 清 明 15 3 - Dragon
Grain Rains | Guyu | 榖 雨 Taurus 30

Summer
Xia
夏 季

Start of Summer | Lixia | 立 夏 45 4 - Snake
Grain Fills | Xiaoman | 小 Gemini 60
Grain in Ear | Mangzhong | 芒 種 75 5 - Horse
Summer solstice| Xiazhi | 夏 至 Cancer 90
Slight Heat | Xiaoshu | 小 暑 105 6 - Sheep
Great Heat | Dashu | 大 暑 Leo
 
120

Autumn
Qiu
秋 季

Start of Autumn | Liqiu | 立 秋 135 7 - Monkey
Still Hot | Chushu | 處 暑 Virgo 150
White Drew | Balu | 白 露 165 8 - Chicken
Autumnal Equinox | Qiufen | 秋 分 Libra 180
Cold Drew | hanlu | 寒 露 195 9 - Dog
Frost Descends | Shuangjiang | 霜 降 Scorpio 210

Winter
Dong
冬 季

Start of Winter | Lidong | 立 冬 225 10 - Pig
Light Snow | Xiaoxue | 小 雪 Sagittarius 240
Heavy Snow | Daxue | 大 雪 255 11 - Rat
Winter Solstice | Dongzhi | 冬 至 Capricorn 270
Little Cold | Xiaohan | 小 寒 285 12 - Cow
Severe Cold | Dahan | 大 寒 Aquarius 300

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