What is the Zodiac Sign for August in Astrology?

What is the Zodiac Sign for August in Astrology?

The two Zodiac signs that fall in the month of August are Leo and Virgo. Discover what zodiac sign you are if your born in August, the horoscope, key facts, characteristics and personality traits of these sun signs in astrology.

Leo Zodiac Sign: July 23rd - August 22nd

Date range: July 23rd to August 22nd
Element: Fire
Quality: Fixed
Symbol: Lion
Ruling Planet: Sun
Key personality traits: Passionate, Driven, Ambitious, Givers, Strong
Strengths: Loyal, Generous, Born leaders, Charismatic
Weaknesses: Conceited, Fixated, Selfish, Arrogant
Top love match: Gemini

Born leaders, those with their birthday in this Zodiac sign love to lead. They are team builders who can efficiently get things done. Being generous, this king of the jungle is able to attract a lot of friends. Blessed with an irresistible charisma, they draw attention wherever they set foot. A Leo has a good sense of humor which makes it easier for them to connect with almost all kinds of people. Those born under this sun sign are great at problem solving. Give them the most complex issues and they will always figure out a way through it. True to their symbol, they will never fear the most difficult challenges. Exalted egos, Leos are always in search of a meaning to their lives. A Leo knows exactly what he needs and their passionate endeavors will help them achieve the impossible.

When in love, this astrological sign is generous and extremely loyal. Leos are fun to be with and will always treat their partners with respect and care. They expect a partner who could match up with their intellect, keep things light and express their opinions easily. If not, their partner may not be able to keep up with their personality. Sex life is exciting with the men and women born under the Leo Zodiac sign for it will be coupled with fun and high levels of energy. To make a relationship successful, a Leo would be compatible with someone who has a higher level of awareness and maturity.

Virgo Zodiac Sign: August 23rd - September 22nd

Date range: August 23rd to September 22nd
Element: Earth
Quality: Mutable
Symbol: Maiden
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Key personality traits: Perfectionist, Hardworking, Realist, caring
Strengths: Methodical, Compassionate, Detailed, Communicative
Weaknesses: Critical, Judgemental, Workaholic, Skeptical
Top love match: Pisces

Perfectionist is what describes a Virgo the best. This is a zodiac sign that will look for the detail in everything. Quite well-organized, they are firm in their decisions once they have made it. They have their goals and ambitions well thought of and will never appreciate something that fails to be in order. They are good at micro-managing any task assigned to them. Virgos are the critical lot that needs to be carefully executed.

As Mercury is the ruling planet, the natives of this zodiac sign in astrology are good communicators and often find their calling as journalists, writers or caregivers. They seek intellectual compatibility and safety in the company of their partner which is when they would open up. Otherwise you would find them being extremely critical or judgemental of their lovers.

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Sylvia Maloney

Sylvia Maloney

Author and Astrologer

For nearly 15 years now, I have been writing about the mysteries of the zodiac signs, their characteristics and personality traits, their compatibility, their relationships and their passionate loves, with all the beauty but also all the complexity this can entail.