This page contains a selection of wallpapers featuring images from the winter solstice. Also known as Midwinter, it occurs around the 21st and 22nd of December in the Northern Hemisphere and 21st and 22nd of June in the Southern Hemisphere. The winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. It is also around this time of year that the sun stays lowest in the sky. All the images displayed on this page are also featured in the winter solstice screensaver found on this site. More free nature wallpapers can be found at

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Background Wallpaper Images