You should come up to Canada anyway . As for the cold it has been a little bit less every year pretty well.
Our march was about 10C above seasonal every day. In your language when seasonal is about 39F it has been about 60F. Not saying that's global warming or anything but it is nice and it has been happening every year pretty well now.
As for 2012 I hear if you wear a thick enough tin foil hat you might be spared
(On a side more accurate note however the Mayan calender has actually already been reset in the past, it has to do with a problem with their numbering system which forces a restart of their calender every few thousand years)