How to group data by half a year in Excel PivotTable?

As we know, the PivotTable can help us to analyze data more efficiently, and also can group data by year/month/day. However, have you ever tried to group data by half a year as below screenshot shown in Excel PivotTable?
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Group data by half a year in Excel PivotTable

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Group data by half a year in Excel PivotTable

Please follow below to group data by half a year steps by steps:

1. Select the data and click Insert > PivotTable. Then in the Create PivotTable dialog, select the option to place pivot table in a new sheet or existing sheet.

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2. Click OK. Now the PivotTable Fields pane is displayed, add Year and Month into Rows section, the Sales into Values section.
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3. Then in the PivotTable, manually select the first half year (Jan-Jun), right click to select Group in the context menu, then select second half year (Jul-Dec), right click to select Group.
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Now the pivot table data has been grouped into two groups.
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4. Then go to the PivotTable Fields pane, uncheck Month in the Fields list.
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5. Then go to PivotTable, select the Group1, then rename it in the formula bar.
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Repeat this step to rename Group2 (Here I rename the Group1 and Group2 as First half year and Second half year separately).

Now the data has been grouped by half a year.
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