If you meet someone who’s detail-oriented, analytical, and reliable, you’ve met a Virgo. Chances are, they were born on August 24, giving them some special traits not seen in other Virgos.
Quick Facts About the August 24 Zodiac
- What’s the sun sign? Virgo
- Dates: August 23 – September 23
- Element: Earth
- Symbol: The maiden
- Ruling planet: Mercury
- Modality: Mutable
- Celestial longitude: 150° to 179°
- August birthstone: Peridot and Sardonyx
- Flower: Lily, buttercup
- Motto: “I will understand it.”
- Main traits: Analytical, intelligent, reliable, overly critical, judgmental, harsh
- Most compatible with? Taurus and Cancer
The August 24 Virgo enjoys spending time with others and chatting over anything. The conversation could discuss small topics like how that person’s day was or bigger things like a profound philosophical idea the Virgo learned. Most Virgos are verbal processors and like talking through issues to solve them.
It’s next to godliness. Keeping everything clean and organized in their living space is like this Virgo’s religion. Virgos like knowing where important items are in their house or office, and they can’t stand losing something. Virgos can spend hours a week simply reorganizing important items, and streamlining the efficiency of their living or work spaces.
The August 24 Virgo takes their free time seriously. This Virgo is not prone to workaholism because the Virgo needs time away from important tasks to decompress and let their analytical mind relax. Virgos enjoy watching television or another non-energy intensive past time like gardening or cooking. If the Virgo doesn’t get time to unwind, they feel like they’re going insane.
While this Virgo indulges every once in a while, the bulk of a Virgo’s diet is healthy. Virgos understand how consistently eating junk food takes a toll on their overall health, which doesn’t make sense to the Virgo. They’ll opt for the healthiest food option whenever possible, and even try to exercise sometimes too. The Virgo thinks their body is a temple and acts that way.
The August 24 Virgo feels complete in a natural environment. Without the stimulation of a technological society, the Virgo can find peace within themselves and silence their constantly talking mind. The Virgo enjoys taking walks or simply sitting in a forest, park, or other space of greenery. The Virgo likes disconnecting sometimes and reconnecting with their natural roots.
The August 24 Virgo hates people who don’t consider another person’s feelings. Not having basic manners is inexcusable to this Virgo, and they can’t forgive anyone who is consistently rude, especially if that rude person has been verbally reprimanded or warned.
While the August 24 Virgo may be rude sometimes, they always own up to their mistakes and try to learn from them rather than consistently be a nasty person.
Asking For Help
The August 24 Virgo is a problem solver and likes finding the solution on their own. This Virgo doesn’t like having people help them come to their solutions since the Virgo feels such help degrades their intelligence and independence. While the Virgo may find a solution easier if they actually got help, they’ll struggle and spend more time trying to find the answer on their own.
Too Much Attention
This Virgo has amazing strengths but doesn’t like others praising them. The Virgo prefers to remain unnoticed in the periphery of a crowd. They don’t like taking center stage since too much attention makes this Virgo uncomfortable. If forced to stand in the limelight for a job or another event, the Virgo will freak out and wonder what everyone thinks about them.
This Virgo likes people but doesn’t enjoy hanging around those who can’t keep a conversation or contribute something interesting. This Virgo wants to learn from others, not be bored by them. If the Virgo comes across a boring person, they’ll politely leave the conversation and try to find someone more stimulating.
August 24 Zodiac Strengths
The August 24 Virgo has a keen eye for detail. Even the smallest mistake never goes unnoticed, so the Virgo’s observation skills make them great fixers. They spot a problem and know what they have to do to fix it. The August 24 Virgo slowly works their way up from the small problems to bigger ones.
An August 24 Virgo can’t let an item go unexamined. They have to analyze every detail before coming to their conclusions. No matter what it is, whether it’s a piece of art, literature, or even a person they just met, the August 24 Virgo has Sherlock Holmes-like abilities to come to highly perceptive conclusions.
You can’t observe and analyze everything without getting a little smarter. The August 24 Virgo accumulates a wide breadth of knowledge from noticing and remembering small bits of information. Throughout their years, they’ve accumulated an impressive set of expertise to use in parties, on the job, or for practical reasons.
The August 24 Virgo seems to understand intuitively almost any problem they come across. Because they’re intelligent and analytical, they just need a little bit of time before they come to the correct solution. With their problem-solving skills, the August 24 Virgo is a fixer and doesn’t let problems remain problems for long.
Despite the August 24 Virgo’s impressive set of positive traits, they won’t go around telling everyone how great they are (unlike the less humble signs, like Leo). This Virgo gets embarrassed when praised for their intelligence or analytical skills. This Virgo doesn’t do anything simply for compliments — they do what they do for pragmatic purposes.
The August 24 Virgo is rarely, if ever, “that flakey friend.” They maintain commitments simply because they don’t want to be seen as unreliable. This Virgo is a dependable friend, worker, and partner. They don’t make promises they can’t keep, so you know you can trust this Virgo’s word. They don’t take their words lightly.
August 24 Zodiac Weaknesses
While their critical thinking skills help them analyze the information around them, the August 24 Virgo can be too analytical with people. If someone doesn’t fit their perfectionist standards, the August 24 Virgo can look down on people.
Their judgmental nature can give this Virgo a “holier than thou” air about them, which puts people off.
Since August 24 Virgos are perfectionists, they can spot even the smallest detail and call it out. Their over-analysis can exhaust people who simply want to enjoy an object — imperfections and all. The August 24 Virgo has a hard time letting small details go unexamined — or worse, uncommented on.
If the August 24 Virgo spots a detail they don’t like, they may not soften their words when criticizing it. Especially when the detail pertains to other people, the August 24 Virgo can come off as mean or condescending. Their harshness distances more positively minded who want softened blows or to receive criticism packaged more nicely.
If something doesn’t match the August 24 Virgo’s high standards, they may pitch a fit until they get their way. If this Virgo has any say in the matter, they’ll do whatever they can to have something reach their high standards. Their fussiness leads them to be quite high maintenance for friends, partners, and, well, everyone around them.
Signs Best Compatible with the August 24 Zodiac
Taurus-born people are kind-hearted, generous, and protective. They come off as abrasive and firm when you first meet them, but they’re big softies on the inside. They’re fixed signs, meaning the Taurus is likely to think their way is the right one, but they can still compromise (after considerable effort from another party).
The Virgo and Taurus are compatible because Tauruses are humble and modest people themselves, despite having impressive positive traits. The Taurus is always down to earth and kind to everyone they meet, which the Virgo will appreciate. This Virgo is attracted to how grounded this Earth sign remains.
The Taurus won’t care for the Virgo’s overanalysis since the Taurus doesn’t put that much effort into criticism. But the Taurus won’t be that bothered with the Virgo’s criticism, since the Taurus is a chill, relaxed sign. Their independence means they think for themselves, so the Virgo’s criticism won’t usually hold much weight.
The Taurus’s chillness and the Virgo’s type-A personality act as foils that complement each other. Opposites attract between the Virgo and Taurus.
Cancers are a Water sign, so they are a bit different from the Taurus’s Earth sign or Virgo’s Air sign. Still, the Virgo and Cancer are entirely compatible.
Cancers are sensitive, intelligent, and creative. The Cancer is a caregiver, someone who puts the needs of others before their own. Cancers are also spontaneous and fun-loving, though still an affectionate and romantic partner.
Cancers can match the Virgo’s intelligence. Cancers will also find the Virgo’s analysis and observation skills eye-opening. Cancers like making their partners feel loved, something the Virgo will also enjoy doing.
Virgos want a partner who makes them feel listened to and supported. The Cancer is naturally empathetic and a great listener, so the Virgo and Cancer have compatible communication styles.
The Cancer and Virgo can form a deep bond built on trust and honesty. While the Virgo’s harshness may sometimes hurt the sensitive Cancer, Cancers remain compatible with the August 24 Virgo.
Also a Water sign, Scorpios are less sensitive than Cancers but still have all the perks of a Water sign.
Scorpios are brave, ambitious, and kind. They care about other people’s needs before their own like a Cancer, but a Scorpio still cares about their success and happiness a great deal too. Scorpios don’t beat around the bush, and it takes a stronger personality to keep up with them. The August 24 Virgo would be the right candidate.
The Virgo’s analysis skills would intrigue the Scorpio. Scorpios are analytical too, but not to the Virgo’s degree. The Scorpio can learn from the Virgo, and the Virgo will feel matched by the Scorpio.
Best Careers for the August 24 Zodiac
Your eye for detail and pragmatism makes you a prime for editing. You can edit text, photos, videos, anything that requires a keen eye and a need for perfectionism.
Because of your organization skills, management and event coordination would also be up your alley. You would be the perfect person the make sure the event goes smoothly and that all business is properly taken care of.
Lastly, the August 24 Virgo makes an excellent supporting role in an organization. They don’t want to be a leader since they don’t want that much pressure or attention on them. But they can be the “right-hand man” for that leader and make sure that important tasks get done.
Pro Tips for the August 24 Virgo
While you dislike rude people, you can come across as rude yourself due to your harshness. Criticism is meant to promote growth and change, but your words need to be packaged in a way that doesn’t hurt the recipient’s feelings.
With your analytical and pragmatic skills, you could be a force of good in people’s lives. You just have to make sure your help doesn’t come on too strongly.
Feel free to talk to people about a variety of topics, but when the conversation turns to you, dare to illuminate your achievements and strengths. You have a lot of positive qualities, and it’s okay to praise them or have other people praise them.
When it comes to finding love, give people who you think have too many flaws a chance. Flaws make people human, despite not fitting into your perfectionist ideals. Being too picky might make you think you’re waiting for “the one,” but you’re pushing away perfectly good partners because of idealistic preconceived notions.
You’re smart and analytical as a Virgo. You don’t let problems stand in your way, but you’re prone to being your biggest obstacle. Don’t let yourself get too myopic.